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Buchanania arborescens
drawn 1770; painted 1779; printed 1981
plate 48 from Banks’ Florilegium, part III: Australia

Medium
colour engraving and etching (à la poupée) with hand-colouring
Measurements
42.7 × 29.3 cm irreg. (image) 46.1 × 29.9 cm (plate) 72.1 × 55.5 cm (sheet)
Edition
ed. 26/100
Printing/Publishing
printed by Michael Linfield 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. 48 EDITION No. 26/100;
embossed and inscribed in pencil l.r.: ML (in an oval) (dragon rampant) AHE (monogram) BM (banksia flower) (NH) ©1981
printed in ink (on mount) l.l.: S. Parkinson del.1770 / F. P. Nodder pinx.1779
printed in ink (on mount) l.c.: PLATE 48 / BUCHANANIA ARBORESCENS (Blume) Blume / Spondioides alternifolia / Endeavour River, Australia / 17 June–4 August 1770
printed in ink (on mount) l.r.: D. MacKenzie sculps.
Accession Number
2013.416.48
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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