Antique Print, Jesuit's Bark ( Cinchona officinalis) 1797 – KittyPrint

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Antique Print Jesuits Bark ( Cinchona Officinalis) 1797 Prints

Antique Print, Jesuit's Bark ( Cinchona officinalis) 1797

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Antique copperplate engraving, hand coloured, showing Jesuit's Bark. Cinchona, or Peruvian Bark  contains the alkaloid compound quinine, which is an effective treatment of malaria.
Engraved by Andrew Bell for the Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1797.

Size 20.5 x 27 cm.Condition Very Good.


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