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P2559 Watercolour wildflower painting, Lagunaria patersonia (Norfolk Island Hibiscus), watercolour and gouache on paper, Ellis Rowan, Australia, c. 1900. Click to enlarge.

Wildflower painting of Norfolk Island Hibiscus by Ellis Rowan

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Watercolour wildflower painting, Lagunaria patersonia (Norfolk Island Hibiscus), watercolour on paper, by (Marian) Ellis Rowan, Australia, c. 1900

Watercolour and gouache painting on paper depicting a flowering branch of Norfolk Island Hibiscus with flowers, buds and seed cases on a dark brown background.

Summary

Object No.

P2559

Object Statement

Watercolour wildflower painting, Lagunaria patersonia (Norfolk Island Hibiscus), watercolour and gouache on paper, Ellis Rowan, Australia, c. 1900

Physical Description

Watercolour wildflower painting, Lagunaria patersonia (Norfolk Island Hibiscus), watercolour on paper, by (Marian) Ellis Rowan, Australia, c. 1900

Watercolour and gouache painting on paper depicting a flowering branch of Norfolk Island Hibiscus with flowers, buds and seed cases on a dark brown background.

Marks

Signed "Ellis Rowan" in lower left hand corner in brown paint.

Dimensions

Height

545 mm

Width

380 mm

Production

Notes

Marian Ellis Rowan (1848-1922)

Marian Ellis Rowan biography:
http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/rowan-marian-ellis-8282

Source

Credit Line

Gift of Sydney Technical College, 1922

Acquisition Date

17 March 1922

Cite this Object

Harvard

Wildflower painting of Norfolk Island Hibiscus by Ellis Rowan 2022, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 25 May 2022, <https://ma.as/322088>

Wikipedia

{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/322088 |title=Wildflower painting of Norfolk Island Hibiscus by Ellis Rowan |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=25 May 2022 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}

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