Banksia collina

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Where: Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

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When: 01 January 1930

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Creator: Estelle Thomson.

Collection: 6602 Estelle Thomson's Lantern Slides.

Location: Queensland.

Description: Estelle Thomson was born in Scotland and immigrated to Brisbane with her husband in 1919. Daughter of photographer and artist George Comrie-Smith, both of Estelle's parents were amateur naturalists. During her years in Brisbane as a young mother, Estelle became an expert on Queensland birds and an active member of the Queensland Naturalists' Club. She contributed flowers, paintings and drawings and was president of the Club in 1930-1931. These hand-painted glass slides are similar to the illustrations in her popular guide to Queensland wildflowers, Flowers of Our Bush, published in 1929.
Inscription on bottom of lantern slide reads:' Flower spike and leaves of Banksia collina (reduced)'

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Owner: State Library of Queensland, Australia
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