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Mid-19th Century Pen & Ink Botanical Study of a Black Dammar Tree

Mid-19th Century Pen & Ink Botanical Study of a Black Dammar Tree

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Circa 1857 Anglo-Indian

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Height 17 1/4 inches (43.81 cm)
Width 12 3/4 inches (32.38 cm)
Depth 0 3/4 inches (1.90 cm)

A finely executed pen and ink study on paper of a Canarium Strictum (Black Dammar Tree).

Dated July, 1857. Set in a giltwood frame

Inscribed with the species name and the place of discovery and execution: Annamallays (translating literally as 'Elephant Hills'). With Indian inscription in pencil also.

The Annamallays Plateau contains about 100 square miles in the Southern Highlands of India.


Ref No | 1083

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