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- Object: Tornado
Illustration for Darwin's "The Botanic Garden" (London, 1791, 1795); a bearded nude male figure, embodying the "Tornado", holding a lightning bolt; wrapped from behind by a winged serpent; stormy waves below. 1795
Engraving and etching
- Production date
Height: 241 millimetres (trimmed within platemark)
Width: 181 millimetres (trimmed within platemark)
- Curator's comments
- The illustration "Tornado" was added to "The Botanic Garden" for the 1795 edition.
This impression is not in "The Botanic Garden", but has been bound in volume three of an extra-illustrated set of Royal Academy Catalogues from 1769 to 1849, compiled by James Hughes Anderdon.
- Not on display
- Associated titles
Associated Title: The Botanic Garden
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- Prints and Drawings
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