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Tinospora smilacina
drawn 1770; painted 1781; printed 1980
plate 4 from Banks’ Florilegium, part I: Australia

colour engraving and etching (à la poupée) with hand-colouring
42.9 × 27.2 cm irreg. (image) 46.0 × 29.8 cm (plate) 71.5 × 55.9 cm (sheet)
ed. 26/100
embossed and inscribed in pencil l.l.: BANKS’ FLORILEGIUM / PLATE No. 4 EDITION No. 26/100
embossed and inscribed in pencil l.r.: AS (in an oval) (dragon rampant) AHE (monogram) BM (banksia flower) (NH) ©1980
printed in ink (on mount) l.l.: S. Parkinson del. 1770 / F. P. Nodder pinx.1781
printed in ink (on mount) l.c.: PLATE 4 / TINOSPORA SMILACINA Bentham / Tamiodes corolluta/ Endeavour River, Australia / 17 June–4 August 1770
printed in ink (on mount) l.r.: G. Sibelius 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