JCB Archive of Early American Images
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Place image published:
fold-out plate ; vol. 3, part 3
Image dimension height:
17.8 cm. (platemark)
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16.9 cm. (platemark)
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Cacao showing tree, pods growing on the trunk, details of leaf, pod, cross section of a pod and views of the seeds
Velloso, José Mariano da Conceiçao, 1742-1811
[Fazendeiro do Brazil] O fazendeiro do Brazil ... Tomo III. Bebidas alimentosas. Cacao. Parte III.
Source place of publication:
Na Impressam Regia
A noted botantist, Velloso was appointed director of the press, Arco do Cego, incorporated in 1798 into the royal printing office. Meant to modernize the Portuguese empire, the Arco do Cego published at least 80 works in three years on various topics, including agriculture, navigation, and medicine.
Acquired in 1972.
Owner and copyright:
©John Carter Brown Library, Box 1894, Brown University, Providence, R.I. 02912
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