'The Bottle Tree of Queensland'
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Oil on board, no date. According to the 'Official Guide to the North Gallery', 1892, 'The Bottle Tree of Queensland.- Beyond, a grass fire through which the artist and her companions had to gallop. The Bottle tree (Sterculia rupestris, Benth., syn. Delabechea rupestris, Lindl.) received its name on account of its singularly swollen trunk. It was first discovered by Sir. T. Mitchell on one of his expeditions into the interior of Queensland'.
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Media ID 654406
Date: 3rd December 2007
Author: North, Marianne (1830-1890)
Image Size: 4592 x 5994 Pixels
Filesize is 26.72MB
Version 2 is 11.30MB
Associated Categories: Botanical Art
Associated Categories: Landscapes
Associated Categories: Marianne North
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