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Title The flowering of the Pacific [videorecording] : Banks' florilegium / a co-production of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, RM Arts Munich, Television New Zealand ; produced and directed by Brian Adams ; an Arts International production.

Imprint West Long Branch, NJ : Kultur, [2009]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library DVD    BANK FP    Available
Description 1 videodisc (59 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally released by the Australian Broadcasting Corp., c1984.
Credits Photography, Les Seymour ... [et al.] ; film editor, Lyn Solly ; music arranged and directed by Winsome Evans.
Performer Written and narrated by Robert Hughes.
Summary Traces the career of Joseph Banks, the botanist who accompanied Capt. James Cook on his first voyage around the world, with special emphasis on the compilation of his florilegium. Also discusses the restoration of the copper plates used to print the florilegium and the printing process.
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen (4:3) presentation ; LPCM sound.
Subject Banks, Joseph, 1743-1820.
Cook, James, 1728-1779.
Endeavour (Ship)
Banks' florilegium.
Botanists -- England -- Biography.
Botany -- Pacific Area.
Botanical illustration -- England.
Voyages around the world.
Engraving -- Printing -- Technique.
Plate-printing -- Technique.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Added Author Adams, Brian, 1934-
Hughes, Robert, 1938-2012-
Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
RM Arts (Firm)
Television New Zealand.
Arts International.
Kultur International Films.
Note Title on container: Banks' florilegium : the flowering of the Pacific
ISBN 9780769790145
Standard No. 032031455399
Music No. D4553 Kultur

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