C1790

Bark of the Red Gum Tree.

Rare c.18th engraving of the Red Mahogany. Modern binomial name: Eucalyptus resinifera First described: Smith 1790 Distribution’ NSW, QLD From John White’s, Journal of a Voyage to New South Wales

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Full Title:

Bark of the Red Gum Tree.

Date:

C1790

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Copper engraving with original hand colouring

Image Size: 

180mm 
x 230mm

Paper Size: 

207mm 
x 259mm
AUTHENTICITY
Bark of the Red Gum Tree. - Antique Print from 1790

Genuine antique
dated:

1790

Description:

Rare c.18th engraving of the Red Mahogany.

Modern binomial name: Eucalyptus resinifera
First described: Smith 1790
Distribution’ NSW, QLD

From John White’s, Journal of a Voyage to New South Wales

References:
Ferguson, J. A. Bibliography of Australia Volumes 1-8, Canberra 1976: 97.
Hill, J. The Hill Collection of Pacific Voyages. San Diego 1974: 1858.
Nissen, C. Die illustrierten Vogelbucher. Stuttgart 1995: ZBI 4390.
Abbey, J.R. Travel in Aquatint and Lithography 1770-1860. London 1972: 605.
Wantrup, J. Australian Rare Books. Sydney 1987: 17.
Crittenden, V. A Bibliography Of The First Fleet. ACT 1982: 248.


Collections:
National Library Australia: Bib ID 87340
State Library New South Wales: Call Number: MRB/Q991/2A2
National Gallery Victoria: Accession Number2012.31
State Library Victoria: CCF 919.44 W58
National Museum of Australia: Object number 2007.0035.0001

Frederick Polydore Nodder (1751 - 1800)

Nodder was an English natural history artist of plants, animals and fauna. He was botanical artist to Queen Charlotte and also worked for Joseph Banks on the monumental publication of the botanical specimens collected on James Cook's first voyage. Known as Banks' Florilegium, it was never printed during Bank's lifetime.

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