Joseph Banks 'Florilegium, Plate 70' - Copperplate Engraving
Exquisitely detailed colour copperplate engraving from Banks Florilegium. An historically important collection of native plants collected by Sir Joseph Banks while on board Captain James Cooks voyage to Australia.
'Florilegium, Plate 70'
Edition of 100
Image Size: 46 x 31 cm
Dimensions: 74 x 57 cm
Signed: Embossed lower right, edition and numbered in pencil
Image is excellent. Adhesive tape attached to bottom edge of engraving margin. Mount overlay has slight abrasion along the bottom left, and small ink stain along left edge. Work is best presented without mount overlay.
Condition: Good Condition. Please note: The covering sheet suffers from markings, corner wear, and a small abrasion. This covering piece can be removed and will not affect the appearance of the original, engraved image. There are two pieces of tape attached to the upper edge of paper (easily removed). The printed botanical image remains in perfect condition.