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Papaya, pawpaw or melon tree (Carica papaya L.): flowering and fruiting tree with flowers and fruit lying on the ground beneath. Etching by G. D. Ehret, 1742, after himself.
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Papaya, pawpaw or melon tree (Carica papaya L.): flowering and fruiting tree with flowers and fruit lying on the ground beneath. Etching by G. D. Ehret, 1742, after himself.
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Etchings.
Material
etching ;
Measurements
platemark 49.3 x 34 cm
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Papaya fruits are eaten fresh or tinned, used as flavouring and used as a source of papain (an antibacterial protein) for tenderizing meat and controlling termites
Papaya mas. Boerh.Ind. ... G. D. Ehret. Delin. ad vivum, sculpsit 1742 in Oct.
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