About the Artwork:
Row 1 from left, Sage of Virtue [Salvia Linnaeus, Lamiaceae alt. Labiatae], hand-colored engraving by Cornelius Heinrich Hemmerich; Common Fennel [Foeniculum Miller, Apiaceae alt. Umbelliferae], unsigned hand-colored engraving by Cornelius Heinrich Hemmerich or James Basire; row 2 from left, Common Rosemary [Rosmarinus Linnaeus, Lamiaceae alt. Labiatae], hand-colored engraving by James Basire; Saffron [Crocus Linnaeus, Iridaceae], hand-colored engraving by Cornelius Heinrich Hemmerich after originals by Timothy Sheldrake (fl.1734–1759) for his Botanicum Medicinale: An Herbal of Medicinal Plants on the College of Physicians' List ... Most Beautifully Engraved on 120 Large Folio Copper-Plates (London, Printed for J. Millan, [?1759], pls. 94, 37, 88, 93), HI Library call no. DF5 S544B.