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Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation

Virtues and Pleasures of Herbs through History

Physic, Flavor, Fragrance and Dye

Dye Images

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About This Image

Figure 2. Analyse du Safran, demi-Grandeur naturelle [Crocus sativus Linnaeus, Iridaceae], colored engraving by an unknown engraver after an original by an unknown artist for Michel Étienne Descourtilz (1775–1836), Code du Safranier, ou, Traité Complet de la Culture et des Propriétés du Safran (Paris, Dufart pére, 1809, pl. 7), HI Library call no. DT100 363 D448C.