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Australian Flora, plate
(c. 1880)

Medium
earthenware
Measurements
3.2 × 24.6 cm diameter
Place/s of Execution
Staffordshire, England
Inscription
impressed (inverted) (diagonally) in base c.l.: WEDGWO(...illeg.)
printed in green on base l.c.: Australian / Flora
impressed (vertically) in base c.r.: .. / AL (...illeg.)
Accession Number
D89-1987
Department
International Decorative Arts
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented by the Melbourne branch of The Australian Decorative and Fine Arts Society to mark the Australian Bicentennial, 1987
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of Digitisation Champion Ms Carol Grigor through Metal Manufactures Limited
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Circular plate is transfer printed in green and hand-coloured with three sprays of Australian wildflowers - Christmas bells, Sturt's desert pea with maidenhair fern and lobelia with wiry bauera. Colouring is not consistent with nature.