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Wattle Nymphs - art photography from 1921

dedicationThe photographs below were published in 1921 in a book titled "Golden Wattle Our National Floral Emblem" (full title page below), by A.J. Campbell. The author introduced a figure in each photo 'for idealistic purposes'. A selection of the photos are reproduced on this web-site to illustrate changes in the presentation of popular natural history illustrations.

Acacia baileyana
Acacia dealbata
Acacia elata
Acacia implexa
Acacia longifolia
Acacia prominens
Acacia pycnantha
Acacia saligna


GOLDEN WATTLE OUR NATIONAL FLORAL EMBLEM


Being a particularly unique Series of Photo-Pictures of Wattles, or Australian Acacias, in full flower (with the introduction of a figure for idealistic purposes), and some scenes of Wattle Wilds, together with descriptive letterpress.

BY ARCHIBALD JAMES CAMPBELL
(Colonial Member British 0rnithologist's Union)
Author of "Nests and Eggs of Australian Birds"
and Life Member, Wattle Day League of Victoria


FOREWORD BY SIR WILLIAM J. SOWDEN, K.C.M.G., Adelaide

President Federal and South Australian Wattle Day Leagues
AUSTRALIA
OSBOLDSTONE & CO. PTY. LTD., PRINTERS AND PUBLISHERS
TEMIPLE COURT PLACE, LITTLE COLLINS STREET, MELBOURNE


1921

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