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Compound leaves, 19th-century artwork. Compound leaves are those where the leaf is divided into separate leaflets, as opposed to the single blade or lobes of simple leaves (see C015/6083). Artwork from 'Encyclopaedia Metropolitana', an encyclopedia published in London between 1817 and 1845. Thirty volumes were issued in 59 parts, with 22,426 pages and 565 plates. This plate is dated 1828.
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