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Callistemon citrinus
drawn 1770; painted 1777; printed 1981
plate 113 from Banks’ Florilegium, part VI: Australia

Medium
colour engraving and etching (à la poupée) with hand-colouring
Measurements
41.7 × 19.3 cm irreg. (image) 46.0 × 30.1 cm (plate) 72.0 × 55.9 cm (sheet)
Edition
ed. 26/100
Printing/Publishing
printed by Martin Saull 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. 113 EDITION No. 26/100
embossed and inscribed in pencil l.r.: MS (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.1777
printed in ink (on mount) l.c.: PLATE 113 / CALLISTEMON CITRINUS (Curtis) Skeels / Metrosideros citrinus / Botany Bay, Australia / 28 April–6 May 1770
printed in ink (on mount) l.r.: G. Sibelius sculps.
Accession Number
2013.416.113
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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