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Macropiper excelsum
painted 1770; printed 1987
plate 536 from Banks’ Florilegium, part XXV: New Zealand

colour engraving and etching (à la poupée)
ed. 26/100
printed by Paul Cyr 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. 536 EDITION No. 26/100
embossed and inscribed in pencil l.r.: PC (in an oval) (dragon rampant) AHE (monogram) BM (banksia flower) (NH) ©1987
printed in ink (on mount) l.l.: S. Parkinson pinx.1770
printed in ink (on mount) l.c.: PLATE 536 / MACROPIPER EXCELSUM (G. Forster) Miquel / Piper myristicum / New Zealand / 8 October 1769-31 March 1770
printed in ink (on mount) l.r.: T. Scratchley 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