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Crocus sativus

About This Item

Title

Crocus sativus

Subject

Plants, Medicinal
Crocus
Book Illustrations

Description

Lithograph by J. H. Colen; color by T.R. Jones.
Crocus sativus, commonly known as saffron crocus.
Caption: Represents the plant in bloom, and the open tubular flower with the stigmas.

Creator

Colen, John H.
Jones, T. R.

Source

Illustrations of Medical Botany, Joseph Carson's two-volume work of materia medica, was published in 1847. Intended for students, physicians, and pharmacists, Carson set out for his work to supplant two important works of medical botany, American Medical Botany by Jacob Bigelow and Vegetable materia medica of the United States by William Barton. Carson's work includes 100 color plates, with lithography by J. H. Colen.

Publisher

Digitized by the Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

Date

1847

Language

lat

Type

StillImage

Identifier

ZQx_4_v2.pl100

Original Format

1 print : color lithograph

Physical Dimensions

30 x 22 cm

Citation

Colen, John H. and Jones, T. R., “Crocus sativus,” The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Digital Library, accessed January 18, 2022, https://www.cppdigitallibrary.org/items/show/1640.