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Acacia multisiliqua
drawn 1770; painted 1781; printed 1981
plate 88 from Banks’ Florilegium, part IV: Australia

colour engraving and etching (à la poupée) with hand-colouring
31.3 × 16.6 cm irreg. (image) 46.0 × 29.8 cm (plate) 71.8 × 55.6 cm (sheet)
ed. 26/100
printed by Michael Linfield 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. 88 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.1781
printed in ink (on mount) l.c.: PLATE 88 / ACACIA MULTISILIQUA (Bentham) Maconochie / Mimosa humilis / Endeavour River, Australia / 17 June–4 August 1770
printed in ink (on mount) l.r.: D. MacKenzie 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