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Artwork - photolithograph - Banksia media (Southern Plains Banksia) by Celia Rosser, 1987

From the Collection of Federation University Australia Art Collection Artworks are displayed at Federation University Australia campuses at Ballarat, Gippsland (Churchill), Stawell and Horsham. Victoria

Description
Unframed photolithograph of Banksia media (Southern Plains Banksia)
Size
78.5 x 61.5 (sheet) 68.7 x 50.7 cm (sight)
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Object Registration
A01294
Keywords
celia rosser, gippsland campus, botanical, banksia, banksia media (southern plains banksia), flora, churchill
Historical information
In 1977 Celia Rosser was awarded the Linnaean Society of London's Jill Smythies Award for botanical illustration, and in 1995 was awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia. Monash University awarded her an honorary Master of Science degree in 1981, and an honorary PhD in 1999. Banksia Rosserae is the last banksia species discovered and was named after the artist. Since 2002, the Friends of the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne have awarded the "Celia Rosser Medal for Botanical Art" to outstanding exhibitors at their "The Art of Botanical Illustration" exhibition.
When Made
1987
Made By
Celia Rosser (Maker)
Last updated
15 Jun 2017 at 9:17PM