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Paxton's Magazine Of Botany, And Register Of Flowering Plants, Vol. 1

This is a Paxton's Magazine of Botany, and Register of Flowering Plants, vol. 1. It was manufactured by Sir Joseph Paxton.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Smithsonian Libraries and Archives as part of Botanical Expressions.

It is dated 1834. Its medium is printed paper. It is a part of the department.

Encyclopedias and periodicals were important sources of botanical research for an increasing number of scientists and enthusiasts. Paxton’s Magazine of Botany, the third title Paxton developed, ran from 1834 to 1849. With detailed articles and lavish color illustrations, the magazine shared the newest developments in botany for amateur and professional gardeners alike.

It is credited Smithsonian Libraries, The Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History.

Its dimensions are

L x W (double spread - book open - vertical orientation): 34.3 x 23.5 cm (13 1/2 x 9 14 in.)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Botanical Expressions.

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