Botanical drawing, ‘Eucalyptus saligna (Blue Gum)’, watercolour, paper / canvas, made by Agard Hagman, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1887

Made by Hagman, Agard in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1888.

This is a watercolour of a botanical drawing depicting one of the native plants of Australia, Eucalyptus saligna (Blue Gum). It is one of 98 watercolours ‘drawn from life’ by Agard Hagman and commissioned by the Museum between 1886 and 1889. Hagman worked in Sydney between 1885 and 1891. He was actually a civil engineer who arrived in Australia from Sweden in 1885 on board the ship ‘Sorata’ and returned to Sweden in 1891. The Sands Sydney Directory notes him working at Tattersall’s Chambers, in ...

Summary

Object No.

P1349

Physical Description

Watercolour, botanical drawing, 'Eucalyptus saligna (Blue Gum)', paper / canvas, painted by Agard Hagman, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1887

Dimensions

Height

995 mm

Width

665 mm

Production

Made

Hagman, Agard 1888

Source

Credit Line

Purchased 1888

Acquisition Date

27 August 1888

Cite this Object

Harvard

Botanical drawing, 'Eucalyptus saligna (Blue Gum)', watercolour, paper / canvas, made by Agard Hagman, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1887 2018, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 18 June 2018, <https://ma.as/320605>

Wikipedia

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