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Scurrula atropurpurea
drawn 1770-1771; painted 1773; printed 1985
plate 385 from Banks’ Florilegium, part XVIII: Java

colour engraving and etching (à la poupée)
45.7 × 30.5 cm (plate) 72.4 × 55.6 cm (sheet)
ed. 26/100
printed by Jonathan Cassidy 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. 385 EDITION No. 26/100
embossed and inscribed in pencil l.r.: JC (in an oval) (dragon rampant) AHE (monogram) BM (banksia flower) (NH) © 1985
printed in ink (on mount) l.l.: S. Parkinson del. 1770-1771 / J. Cleveley pinx. 1773
printed in ink (on mount) l.c.: PLATE 385 / SCURRULA ATROPURPUREA (Blume) Danser / Loranthus scurrula / Batavia, Java / 11 October - 24 December 1770
printed in ink (on mount) l.r.: J. Goldar 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
Gallery location
Not on display