The Citrul or Water-Melon

Title

The Citrul or Water-Melon

Subject

Watermelon, melons, gardens

Description

This is a botanical illustration of the water mellon (Citrullus or Anguria) taken from Elizabeth Blackwell's 1737 "A Curious Herbal," plate 157.

Creator

Elizabeth Blackwell (ca. 1700 - 1758)

Source

plantillustrations.org
The Biodiversity Heritage Library

Publisher

Samuel Harding

Date

1737 - 1739

Rights

Out of copyright

Format

Book illustration

Language

English

Type

Book illustration

Files

Blackwell E 1737 pl 157 Watermellon.jpg

Citation

Elizabeth Blackwell (ca. 1700 - 1758), “The Citrul or Water-Melon,” Mapping Cultural Space Across Eurasia, accessed February 2, 2023, https://eurasia.omeka.fas.harvard.edu/items/show/1007.

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