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Iris (Iris sanguinea), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828

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Wood block print and manuscript on paper, Japan, 1828. The wood block prints meassure approximately 25 cm in height. The wood block print is from Honzo Zufu or Illustrated Manual of Medicinal Plants by Iwasaki Kan'en, also known as Iwasaki Tsunemasa, 1786-1842. This botanical manual was compiled during the Tokugawa era (1603-1867)

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

Media ID 15389494

Date: 24th July 2013

Copyright Status: Copyrighted Work

Source: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

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Job Title: Kew Library

Sub Location: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

City: Richmond

County: Surrey

Country: UK

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

Filename: 007724FN20130724T151008.jpg

Image Size: 4500 x 6510 Pixels

Filesize is 22.70MB

Associated Categories: The Honzo Zufu Collection

Associated Categories: Bulbs

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