Here is our love letter to our beautiful flora and fauna from years gone by.
Each image is digitally printed onto organic cotton sateen and cut into little flags. The edges are kept raw with a simple stay stitch.
Handmade in Australia
Total length 3 m/9.8 ft
Images length: 100cm/3.3 ft
The images are in the public domain and are all sourced from the generous open access schemes from various wonderful museums.
This is an excellent initiative that opens up so many beautiful images to be seen and enjoyed again.
+ All images are prints of original paintings by Gertrude Lovegrove 1859-1961. She was a well known botanical artist based in Sydney.
+ She contributed to The Wild Flowers of NSW by William Baeuerlaen published in 1891.
+ These images are courtesy of Mitchell Library, State Library of NSW.