25 September 2008
Marian Ellis Rowan (1848-1922)
Six studies of Australian flora and funghi of Papua New Guinea
seven signed 'Ellis Rowan' (lower left), one signed with initials 'ER'
watercolour and bodycolour on card
three 9¼in. (23.5cm.) diameter
6½ x 13in. (16.5 x 33cm.) and smaller
together with eight watercolours by Phyllis Flockton-Clarke, five of Australian funghi and three ornithological studies (14)
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Phyllis Flockton-Clarke produced designs of fungi for Royal Worcester which were painted by W. Hart and Reginald Austin on a series of five porcelain plates made in 1917-18 and probably retailed by Flavelle Brothers Ltd in Sydney.
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