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Pittosporum ferrugineum

Pittosporum ferrugineum
drawn 1770; painted 1774; printed 1980
plate 13 from Banks’ Florilegium, part I: Australia

Medium
colour engraving and etching (à la poupée)
Measurements
36.9 × 27.5 cm irreg. (image) 46.3 × 29.8 cm (plate) 72.0 × 55.8 cm (sheet)
Edition
ed. 26/100
Printing/Publishing
printed by Michael Barrett and Edward Egerton-Williams, London; published by Alecto Historical Editions, London in association with The British Museum (Natural History)
Inscription
embossed and inscribed in pencil l.l.: BANKS’ FLORILEGIUM / PLATE No. 13 EDITION No. 26/100
embossed and inscribed in pencil l.r.: MB (in an oval) (dragon rampant) AHE (monogram) DB (banksia flower) (NH) ©1980
printed in ink (on mount) l.l.: S. Parkinson del.1770 / J. Cleveley pinx.1774
printed in ink (on mount) l.c.: PLATE 13 / PITTOSPORUM FERRUGINEUM W.T.Aiton / Diervilloides cymosa / Diervilloides insularis / Palm Island, Australia / 7 June 1770
printed in ink (on mount) l.r.: C. White sculps.
Accession Number
2013.416.13
Departments
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented by Rio Tinto Limited through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program, 2013
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of the Joe White Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display

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