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Lebetanthus myrsinites
painted 1769; printed 1988
plate 720 from Banks’ Florilegium, part XXXIV: Tierra del Fuego

colour engraving and etching (à la poupée)
ed. 26/100
printed by David Costello 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. 720 EDITION No. 26/100
embossed and inscribed in pencil l.r.: DC (in an oval) (dragon rampant) AHE (monogram) BM (banksia flower) (NH) ©1988
printed in ink (on mount) l.l.: S. Parkinson pinx.1769
printed in ink (on mount) l.c.: PLATE 720 / LEBETANTHUS MYRSINITES (Lamarck) Dusén / Azalea bullata / St Vincent's Bay & Bay of Good Success, Tierra del Fuego / 14 January-21 Januart 1769
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