Hand-colored etching included in "Bilderbuch für Kinder", Sheet 27 of Plants II Series.
Author: Friedrich Justin Bertuch
Editorial: Verlage des Industrie-Comptoirs
Johann Friedrich Justin Bertuch (1747-1822) was a German publisher and patron of the arts. Between 1790 and 1830 Betruch printed the "BIlderbuch für Kinder", an educational work that appeared in monthly instalments and aimed to "spread the knowledge of the epochs out before children".