C1803

Botany. 1. Banksia Serrata 2. Banksia Pyrformis 3. Peppermint Tree 4. Tea Tree 5.Yellow Gum Tree.

Early engraved illustration of Australian native plants based on earlier engravings issued in two first fleet accounts by Phillip and Hunter. All the images were originally issued in John White’s, Journal of a voyage to New South Wales, 1790  with … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Botany. 1. Banksia Serrata 2. Banksia Pyrformis 3. Peppermint Tree 4. Tea Tree 5.Yellow Gum Tree.

Date:

C1803

Artist:

Unknown

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Copper engraving with original hand colouring

Image Size: 

120mm 
x 190mm
AUTHENTICITY
Botany. 1. Banksia Serrata  2. Banksia Pyrformis 3. Peppermint Tree  4. Tea Tree  5.Yellow Gum Tree. - Antique Print from 1803

Genuine antique
dated:

1803

Description:

Early engraved illustration of Australian native plants based on earlier engravings issued in two first fleet accounts by Phillip and Hunter.

All the images were originally issued in John White’s, Journal of a voyage to New South Wales, 1790  with the exception of the central image ‘5. Yellow Gum Tree ‘which was issud in Governor Phillips, A Voyage to Botany Bay 1789.

From Barrington’s, The History of New South Wales.

Modern common names 1. Old Man Banksia 2. Woody Pear 3. Sydney Peppermint 4. Tall Baeckea 5. Grasstree

 

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