Swedish botanist; founder of modern systematic botany.
Document Signed, Carl Linnaeus, with his red wax seal following, three full lines on a 3 1/4 by 8 inch sheet. In Swedish. As chair of botany at Uppsala University, Carolus Linnaeus certifies that “…for the year 56 I have received four hundred seventy-three dollars in silver coin to my credit….”
Framed in buff, claret and antique gilt with an engraved portrait of the botanist, wearing a lavish white wig. Framed dimensions: 12 inches wide by 14 inches high.
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