LEFT: Printmaking Sisters presenting the Animalia Collection to Elspeth Pitt, at the National Gallery of Australia.

 

If you wish to view the Animalia folio, contact the Collection Study Room Co-ordinator, Rose Montebello.

Relevant details about opening hours and bookings are available on the NGA website here: http://nga.gov.au/Visiting/CSR.cfm

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ANIMALIA POSTER

The 2015  Animalia Poster, featuring every entry in the Animalia International Exchange is now on

The posters are beautifully printed on good quality paper and measure 50cm wide X 80 cm high

Proceeds of sales are pledged to World Animal Protection to assist them in their wonderful work caring for animals in need.

 

Courtney N Googe 'Chambered Nautilus'

Marg McArdell 'Waiting For...'

99 Jorji Gardener   Australia

‘The lesser of two weevils’ Reduction linoprint Botany Bay weevil also known as Blue diamond weevil Chrysolopus spectabilis. This was among the first of the insects collected by Sir Joseph Banks when Captain Cook landed in Botany Bay. The larvae feed on the roots of Acacia trees, while the adult weevils eat young leaves. The females are the larger insect making the males the lesser of two weevils.