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Nürnbergische Hesperides, 1708: Copper Plate III

Nürnbergische Hesperides, 1708: Copper Plate III


Nurnbergische Hesperides, 1708, copper plate: Aranzo da Portugal

 

 

  The plate of the "Aranzo da Portugal" (Portuguese orange) shows a rural scene labeled as "In Mr. Wurzelbaur's garden." Amid lovely examples of domestic architecture and a tiny but elaborate Renaissance building with a moat bridge, we find Mr. Wurzelbaur tending to his small collection of seedlings, perhaps soon to become a citrus garden.

 

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Last modified: 10/2/2009 3:27 PM by H. Hutchinson

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