Baynton-Williams Gallery: Fine Antiquarian Maps and Prints
Wallich after Vishnupersaud: Begonia

WALLICH, Nathaniel.
Begonia pedunculosa (plate 97).
Rare lithograph in very fine original colour by M. Gauci, after Vishnupersaud. Printed by Engelmann, Graf, Coindet & Co.
From Wallich’s ‘Plantae Asiaticae Rariores’ published between 1829 and 1832. Image size including text 420 x 290mm.
Blunt considered Vishnupersaud ‘the most talented of the native Indian artists’

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