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Gingidium montanum
drawn 1770; painted 1774; printed 1986
plate 462 from Banks’ Florilegium, part XXII: New Zealand

colour engraving and etching (à la poupée)
45.7 × 30.5 cm (plate) 72.4 × 55.6 cm (sheet)
ed. 26/100
printed by Gordon Robertson 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. 462 EDITION No. 26/100
embossed and inscribed in pencil l.r.: GR (in an oval) (dragon rampant) AHE (monogram) BM (banksia flower) (NH) © 1986
printed in ink (on mount) l.l.: S. Parkinson del. 1770 / J. Miller pinx. 1774
printed in ink (on mount) l.c.: PLATE 462 / GINGIDIUM MONTANUM Forster & G. Forster / Ligusticum anisatum / Totara nui, New Zealand / 15 January–6 February 1770
printed in ink (on mount) l.r.: G. Smith 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