Theatrum Botanicum, the Theatre of Plants or An Universal and Compleat Herball.
John Parkinson (British, 1567–1650)
Title page engraved by William Marshall (British, active 1617–1649/50)
Thomas Cotes (British, died 1641)
Portrait on title page of John Parkinson (British, 1567–1650)
Bayntun (Bath, England)
Illustrations: engraving, woodcut
14 3/16 x 9 7/16 x 4 5/16 in. (36 x 24 x 11 cm)
Gift of Estate of Marie L. Russell, 1946
Not on view
Inscription: In ink on Errata page verso, " this book was given me by my Aunt Clark and writ with a parrot's feather made by Elizabeth Vincent & written by me Hannah Carter in the year 1705 August the 20th" together with an incomplete alphabet, squiggles and an ink smear.
Linda Wolk-Simon, Carmen C. Bambach An Italian Journey. Drawings from the Tobey Collection: Correggio to Tiepolo. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (May 12 - August 15, 2010). New York, 2010, cat. no. under no. 31, fig. no. 31.3, p. 113, ill.