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P1349 Botanical drawing, 'Eucalyptus saligna (Blue Gum)', watercolour, paper / canvas, made by Agard Hagman, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1888. Click to enlarge.

Botanical illustration of 'Eucalyptus saligna (Blue Gum)' by Agard Hagman

Made
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, …

Summary

Object No.

P1349

Object Statement

Botanical drawing, 'Eucalyptus saligna (Blue Gum)', watercolour, paper / canvas, made by Agard Hagman, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1888

Physical Description

Watercolour, botanical drawing, 'Eucalyptus saligna (Blue Gum)', paper / canvas, painted by Agard Hagman, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1888

Dimensions

Height

993 mm

Width

660 mm

Source

Credit Line

Purchased 1888

Acquisition Date

28 August 1888

Cite this Object

Harvard

Botanical illustration of 'Eucalyptus saligna (Blue Gum)' by Agard Hagman 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 24 July 2021, <https://ma.as/320605>

Wikipedia

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