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PARKINSON, Sydney and Frederick Polydore NODDER (artist), Daniel MACKENZIE (engraver).
[Joseph Banks' Florilegium] Plate 315: Dendrobium Canaliculatum, R. Brown, Epidendrum canaliculatum (Orchidaceae)
London: Alecto Historical Editions in association with the British Museum (Natural History), 1980-1990. SPECIES FOUND AT ENDEAVOUR RIVER, AUSTRALIA, 1770 Limited to 116 impressions, this no. 3 of 3 for exhibition and numbered 'EP 3/3' This is one of ten prints featured in our virtual exhibition 'Joseph Banks: A Lincolnshire Botanist in Australia'. The engravings are all of a very similar size, with platemarks of circa 457 x 305mm, and are printed on acid-free Somerset mould-made 300gsm paper manufactured by the Inveresk Paper Company. Each sheet is watermarked 'AHE', measures 724 x 556mm, and bears blind embossed stamps incorporating the publishers' and printer's chops, the copyright symbol, and date of publication; the initials of the individual printer, the plate number, and the edition number are recorded in pencil. The engravings are protected by a bifolium of acid-free Somerset mould-made 300gsm paper, cut to form a window mount on which is recorded the modern and Banksian names of the plant, the location and date of its collection and the name(s) of the artist and engraver. This print accompanied by a certificate of limitation. Price including VAT. For further information, other prints from the Florilegium, and related gallery talks, articles, and podcasts, please visit our website:
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