This poster features the work Banksia coccinea by Ferdinand Bauer. Designed and made exclusively for the NGV design store in celebration of the exhibition Colony: Australia 1770-1861.
594x420mm. 170gsm Hanno Silk Art paper. Presented on backing card in a cello bag.
Exclusive to the NGV design store.
Austria 1760–1826, England 1787–1801, 1805–14, Australia 1801–05
Banksia coccinea 1806–13, published 1813
plate 3 from Illustrationes florae Novae Hollandiae, sive, Icones generum quae in Prodromo florae Novae Hollandiae et Insulae Van Diemen descripsit Robertus Brown by Ferdinand Bauer and Robert Brown, published London 1813
colour engraving with hand-colouring
36.2 x 24.3 cm irreg. (image), 39.0 x 25.2 cm (plate), 51.0 x 34.0 cm (sheet)
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
Purchased 2004 (NGA 2004.531.3)