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Gladiolus italicus, 1804

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Illustration of Gladiolus italicus, commonly known as Italian gladiolus, field gladiolus or common sword lily. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Sydenham Edwards, 1804. Artwork from Curtis's Botanical Magazine, volume 19, plate 719. Curtis's Botanical Magazine is the longest running botanical periodical featuring colour illustrations of plants and has been published continuously since 1787

Copyright © The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Media ID 20483043

Date: 6th May 2020

Copyright Status: Copyrighted Work

Source: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

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Job Title: Kew Library

Credit: © The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Filename: Gladiolus_italicus_011573-20181105T161406.jpg

Image Size: 3458 x 6182 Pixels

Filesize is 2.17MB

Associated Categories: Curtis's Botanical Magazine

Associated Categories: Bulbs

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