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Boronia parviflora
drawn 1770; painted 1775; printed 1980
plate 30 from Banks’ Florilegium, part II: Australia

colour engraving and etching (à la poupée) with hand-colouring
26.2 × 19.0 cm irreg. (image) 46.2 × 29.7 cm (plate) 71.5 × 55.8 cm (sheet)
ed. 26/100
printed by Kenneth Bryce and Edward Egerton-Williams, London; published by Alecto Historical Editions, London in association with The British Museum (Natural History)
embossed and inscribed in pencil l.l.: BANKS’ FLORILEGIUM / PLATE No. 30 EDITION No. 26/100
embossed and inscribed in pencil l.r.: KB (in an oval) (dragon rampant) AHE (monogram) BM (banksia flower) (NH) ©1980
printed in ink (on mount) l.l.: S. Parkinson del.1770 / J. Cleveley pinx.1775
printed in ink (on mount) l.c.: PLATE 30 / BORONIA PARVIFLORA J. E. Smith / Gauroides purpurea / Botany Bay, Australia / 28 April–6 May 1770
printed in ink (on mount) l.r.: E. Walker sculps.
Accession Number
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
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Gallery location
Not on display