Our Botanical History

Australia, 1990

Film
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Episode number 4 of Series “Under southern skies”.
Judy West of the Australian National Library offers an insight into Joseph Banks’ “Florilegium” which captures one of the world’s finest natural history collections. Host Sue Henckel then travels to far north Queensland where botanic artist, Betty Hinton, is continuing the work of Banks’ artist, Sydney Parkinson, which was begun two centuries ago.

Credits

production company

Central Coast Media

producer

Mark Falzon

Duration

00:25:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1990

Appears in

Under southern skies

Group of items

Under southern skies

Explore

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

302627

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Banks, Joseph, Sir, 1743-1820

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Banks, Joseph, Sir, 1743-1820

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Botany - Australia

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Parkinson, Sydney, 1745?-1771

Crafts & Visual Arts → Parkinson, Sydney, 1745?-1771

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Banks, Joseph, Sir, 1743-1820

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Parkinson, Sydney, 1745?-1771

People → Banks, Joseph, Sir, 1743-1820

People → Parkinson, Sydney, 1745?-1771

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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