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Acacia calyculata
drawn 1770; painted 1781; printed 1981
plate 92 from Banks’ Florilegium, part V: Australia

Medium
colour engraving and etching (à la poupée)
Measurements
37.1 × 21.2 cm irreg. (image) 46.0 × 29.9 cm (plate) 71.9 × 56.0 cm (sheet)
Edition
ed. 26/100
Printing/Publishing
printed by Carl Ansari and Edward Egerton-Williams, London; published by Alecto Historical Editions in association with The British Museum (Natural History)
Inscription
embossed and inscribed in pencil l.l.: BANKS’ FLORILEGIUM / PLATE No. 92 EDITION No. 26/100
embossed and inscribed in pencil l.r.: CA (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 92 / ACACIA CALYCULATA A. Cunningham ex Bentham / Mimosa albiflora / Endeavour River, Australia / 17 June–4 August 1770
printed in ink (on mount) l.r.: F. P. Nodder sculps.
Accession Number
2013.416.92
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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