Flower pictures and illustrations by Australian artist Ellis Rowan (Marian Ellis Rowan). Living from 1848 to 1922, she was also a botanical illustrator and did a series of illustrations on birds, butterflies and insects.

“Flame Azalea, Rhododendron calendulaceum . 1901. Australian. Offset color reproduction of a painting that was used as an illustration in Alice Lounsberry’s 1901 work Southern Wild Flowers and Trees. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died in 1922 and because it was published in the United States before 1923. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Rhododendron_calendulaceumCDP119A.jpg
One of six studies of Australian flora and funghi of Papua New Guinea. Undated, before 1922. Australian. Watercolor and bodycolor on card. Signed on the lower left. Image © Christie’s 2021. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/en/lot/lot-5115271
“Golden rod and grasses.” Undated, before 1922. Australian. Watercolor and gouache on board. Image © Bonhams 2001-2021. Fair use license. via https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/16606/lot/197/
“Sunflower daisy.” Undated, before 1922. Australian. Watercolor and gouache on board. Image © Bonhams 2001-2021. Fair use license. via https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/16606/lot/197/
“Flowering Plum.” Undated, before 1922. Australian. Watercolor and gouache on board. Image © Bonhams 2001-2021. Fair use license. via https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/16606/lot/197/

Time for a seaside holiday with English born artist Charles Conder who later immigrated to Australia and then went back to Britain and the Continent. Living from 1868 to 1909, he was a member of the Art Society of New South Wales.

“A holiday at Mentone.” 1888. English. Oil on canvas. Signed and dated on the lower right. Collections of the Art Gallery of South Australia. In the public domain because the artist died over 100 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Charles_Conder_-A_holiday_at_Mentone-_Google_Art_Project.jpg
“Swanage.” ca. 1901. English.OIl on canvas. Signed on the lower right. Collections of the Tate Galleries.Cc0 License 3.0. via http://www.tate.org.uk/art/work/N04407
“Bronte Beach.” 1888. English. Oil on paper on cardboard. Signed and dated “Chas Conder – Bronte Beach / 1888” on the lower left in pen and ink. Collections of the National Gallery of Australia. Artwork itself in the public domain because the artist died over 100 years ago., via https://searchthecollection.nga.gov.au/object?uniqueId=89097

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Butterflies and moths, taken from John William Lewin’s work “Lepidoptera: Collected, Engraved, and Faithfully Painted after Nature”. Published in London in 1822.

“Order: Lepidoptera. Genus: Papilio of Linn. Family: Phalaenoides. Phalaenoides Glycinae.” Plate I. Collections of the Cornell University Library. Mann Library, Cornell University, digitalizing sponsor. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/CUbiodiversity7642624/page/Plate+1/mode/1up
Order: Lepidoptera. Genus: Sphinx of Linn. Sphinx Ardenia.” Plate II. Collections of the Cornell University Library. Mann Library, Cornell University, digitalizing sponsor. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/CUbiodiversity7642624/page/Plate+2/mode/1up
” Order: Lepidoptera. Genus: Phalaena. Family: Bombyx of Linn. Bombyx Vulnerans.” Plate 4. Collections of the Cornell University Library. Mann Library, Cornell University, digitalizing sponsor. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/CUbiodiversity7642624/page/5/mode/1up

Animals in art by British born artist Eileen Mayo who moved to Australia in 1953. Living from 1906 to 1994, she worked in many artistic mediums. Studied art in London.

“Black Swans.” 1983. British/Australian. Screen print. Signed on the lower right. Collections of the Collection of Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū© Estate of the artist. Image © Christchurch Art Gallery  Te Puna o Waiwhetū. Fair use license. via https://christchurchartgallery.org.nz/exhibitions/eileen-mayo
“Cats in the Trees.’ 1931. British. Linocut. Collections of the Christchurch Art Gallery  Te Puna o Waiwhetū. © Estate of the artist. Image © Christchurch Art Gallery  Te Puna o Waiwhetū. Fair use license. via https://christchurchartgallery.org.nz/exhibitions/eileen-mayo
Travel poster featuring a kangaroo. 1957. British/Australian. Eileen Mayo, illustrator for the Australian National Travel Association. McLaren & Co. Pty. Ltd., Melbourne, publisher. © Estate of the artist and the Australian National Travel Association. Image © Swann Auction Galleries. Fair use license. via https://catalogue.swanngalleries.com/Lots/auction-lot/Eileen-Mayo-(1906-1994)–AUSTRALIA-1957?saleno=2547&lotNo=34&refNo=774095
Travel poster featuring koalas. 1956. Color process lithograph, signed in image on the upper right. Eileen Mayo, illustrator for the Australian National Travel Association. McLaren & Co. Pty. Ltd., Melbourne, publisher. © Estate of the artist and the Australian National Travel Association. Image © Josef Lebovic Gallery, Kensington, New South Wales. Fair use license. via https://www.joseflebovicgallery.com/pages/books/CL189-100/eileen-mayo-british-australian-nz/koala-or-native-bear-australia

More of an older Australia, illustrations by George French Angas’ for “South Australia Illustrated” which was published in London in 1847 . Collections of the State Library of South Australia.

“Port Lincoln, looking across the Boston Bay towards Spencers Gulf, Stanford Hill and Thistle Island in the Distance.” Page 42. Collections of the State Library of South Australia. Artwork in the public domain due to age. via https://digital.collections.slsa.sa.gov.au/nodes/view/2598#idx18569
“Mount Cambier, and one of its volcanic lakes (after sunset). Page 50. Collections of the State Library of South Australia. Artwork in the public domain due to age. via https://digital.collections.slsa.sa.gov.au/nodes/view/2598#idx18577
“Waungerri Lake and the Marble Range westward of Port Lincoln.” Page 59. Collections of the State Library of South Australia. Artwork in the public domain due to age. via https://digital.collections.slsa.sa.gov.au/nodes/view/2598#idx18586
“Lower Falls of Glen Stuart, on the Moriatta Rivulet in the hills near Adelaide.” Page 65. Collections of the State Library of South Australia. Artwork in the public domain due to age. via https://digital.collections.slsa.sa.gov.au/nodes/view/2598#idx18592

Off for a seaside holiday with Australian artist Elioth Gruner. Living from 1882 to 1939, he won the Wynne Prize for landscape painting seven times.

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“Tamarama Beach 1920.” Signed on the lower right. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 70 years ago. via https://fineartamerica.com/featured/tamarama-beach-1920-elioth-gruner.html

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“Afternoon, Bondi.” 1915, Collections of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney. Artwork in the public domain due to age. via https://scontent.fnyc1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t31.0-8/s960x960/24879804_10154825319807105_1246740511097281231_o.jpg?_nc_cat=110&_nc_sid=da1649&_nc_ohc=HpFPBNGahtwAX9iGn2P&_nc_ht=scontent.fnyc1-1.fna&_nc_tp=7&oh=02799afe3f82e7f1fc10dc816687af91&oe=5EDED812

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“On the Sands.” 1920. Source: Menzies Art Brands. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Elioth_Gruner_On_the_Sands.jpg

Pages from presentation albums made for Lord Carrington who, with Lady Carrington, was a very popular governor of New South Wales, Australia from 1885 to 1890. This selection from the excellent blog bibliodyssey.blogspot.com

City of Ryde, page 1.
City of Ryde, page 1, Album 14. Collection of the State Archives and Records, New South Wales. Fair use license. via http://bibliodyssey.blogspot.com/2015/08/all-hail-lord-carrington.html

City of Wagga Wagga
City of Wagga Wagga, page 1, Album 14. Collection of the State Archives and Records, New South Wales. Fair use license. via http://bibliodyssey.blogspot.com/2015/08/all-hail-lord-carrington.html

Masonic Lodge.
Masonic lodge, page 1, Album 14. Collection of the State Archives and Records, New South Wales. Fair use license. via http://bibliodyssey.blogspot.com/2015/08/all-hail-lord-carrington.html

City of Ryde, page 2, Album 14.
City of Ryde, page 2, Album 14. Collection of the State Archives and Records, New South Wales. Fair use license. via http://bibliodyssey.blogspot.com/2015/08/all-hail-lord-carrington.html

And a link to more: https://records-primo.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/primo-explore/fulldisplay?docid=ADLIB_RNSW110709216&context=L&vid=61SRA&lang=en_US&search_scope=Everything&adaptor=Local%20Search%20Engine&tab=default_tab&query=lsr01,exact,NRS-20455

Travel posters that will make you want to hop on the next flying boat for Melbourne. James Northfield, graphic designer (1887-1973).

"The Blue Mountains, New South Wales." ca. 1930's.
“The Blue Mountains, New South Wales.” ca. 1930’s. F.W. Niven Ltd., Melbourne, printers. © Estate of the artist. Image © Swann Auction Galleries. Fair use license. via https://catalogue.swanngalleries.com/auction-lot/JAMES-NORTHFIELD-(1887-1973).-AUSTRALIA—THE-BLUE-MOUNTAINS-2524+++++++3+-++690074

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“Centenary, Australia 1934-35.” ca. 1935.© Estate of the artist. Fair use license. via http://poulwebb.blogspot.com/2014/09/vintage-travel-posters-part-3.html

"Coolangatta, South Queensland." 1950's.
“Coolangatta, South Queensland.” 1950’s. © Estate of the artist. Fair use license. via http://poulwebb.blogspot.com/2014/09/vintage-travel-posters-part-3.html

Scenic image of two horse riders pausing to look at the view over a river between trees towards mountains in the distance with the text on the border below with the kangaroo inside the Australian National Travel Association logo. 1920's.
Scenic image of two horse riders pausing to look at the view over a river between trees towards mountains in the distance with the text on the border below with the kangaroo inside the Australian National Travel Association logo. 1920’s. © Estate of the artist. Image © 1stdibs, Inc. 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/art/prints-works-on-paper/more-prints-works-on-paper/james-northfield-original-vintage-1920s-travel-advertising-poster-james-northfield-australia/id-a_1218523/

"Parrots." ca. 1935. Offset lithograph in colors.
“Parrots.” ca. 1935. Offset lithograph in colors. Printed by F.W.Niven Ltd., Melbourne. © Estate of the artist. Image © CHRISTIE’S 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/james-northfield-1887-1973-australia-parrots-5944295-details.aspx

Drypoint etchings of New York City a little while back. One in Connecticut. Martin Lewis, artist (1881-1962). Born and raised in Australia but mostly working later in New York.

"Yorkville Night." 1947.
“Yorkville Night.” 1947. Image © Estate of Martin Lewis. Fair use license. via https://ephemeralnewyork.wordpress.com/2018/05/07/shadows-and-light-under-the-el-in-yorkville-1947/

"Circus Night." 1933.
“Circus Night.” 1933. Etching. Signed in pencil. Image courtesy The Old Print Shop. © Estate of Martin Lewis. Image © 2019 F+W . Fair use license. via https://www.antiquetrader.com/antiques/antiques-americana/drama-unfolds-in-martin-lewis-etchings/

"The Passing Freight, Danbury." 1934.
“The Passing Freight, Danbury.” 1934. Drypoint and sand ground. Signed in pencil. © Estate of Martin Lewis. Image © William P. Carl Fine Prints, Durham. Fair use license. via https://www.williampcarlfineprints.com/pieces/2093_The_Passing_Freight,_Danbury

"Snow on the El." 1931.
“Snow on the El.” 1931. © Estate of Martin Lewis. Fair use license. via http://artcontrarian.blogspot.com/2014/07/flapper-new-york-etchings-by-martin.html

More botanical artwork, these of an Australian kind. Done by Austrian artist Ferdinand Bauer who accompanied Matthew Flinders on his 1801 expedition to the Antipodes.

Red silky oak (Grevillia banksia). Early 19th c.
Red silky oak (Grevillia banksia). Early 19th c. Image collections of the State Library of New South Wales. In the public domain. via https://www.australiangeographic.com.au/topics/history-culture/2017/11/the-complex-colour-codes-of-ferdinand-bauer/

"Eremophila glabra (R.Br), Ostenf, Myoporaceae." #113.
“Eremophila glabra (R.Br), Ostenf, Myoporaceae.” #113. From the 1993 “Catalogue of the holdings in The Natural History Museum (London) of the Australian botanical drawings of Ferdinand Bauer (1760-1826) and cognate materials relating to the Investigator voyage of 1801-1805”, an article written by D. J. Mabberly and D. T. Moore and published in the bulletin of the Natural History Museum. Contributed by the Natural History Museum Library, London. In the public domain. via https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/41129993#page/3/mode/1up

"Doryanthes excelsa." 1806-1813. Plate 13.
“Doryanthes excelsa.” 1806-1813. Plate 13. From “Illustrationes florae Novae Hollandiae.” Stipple engraving with watercolor. Alecto Historical Editions in association with the London Natural History Museum, re-published 1989. Collection of Port Augusta Public Library – Flinders Voyage Collection. Image in the public domain. via https://phile.com.au/blogs/stories/the-illustrated-works-of-ferdinand-bauer