Wild garlic (Allium thunbergii), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828
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).
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