Ab Gayle

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I draw on all sorts of places, people and ideas for my books. My boards are designed to provide a visual background and add another layer.
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Brisbane, Queen Street at the Edward Street Corner in 1886 Reproduction print from the hand-coloured wood engraving by Harley after the sketch by William Crothers Fitler (1857-1915), for the “Picturesque Atlas of Australasia” published in Sydney between 1886 and 1889 http://www.heritage-editions.com.au/p-2039-brisbane-queen-street-at-the-edward-street-corner-in-1886.aspx

Brisbane, Queen Street at the Edward Street Corner in 1886 Reproduction print from the hand-coloured wood engraving by Harley after the sketch by William Crothers Fitler (1857-1915), for the “Picturesque Atlas of Australasia” published in Sydney between 1886 and 1889 http://www.heritage-editions.com.au/p-2039-brisbane-queen-street-at-the-edward-street-corner-in-1886.aspx

Tallis map of New South Wales (as it was then known) - north to Hervey Bay on the central Queensland coast. As Separation of Queensland from New South Wales was in 1859, this map is the only one in this early series that shows Queensland - as far north as settlement had reached by the date of publication. http://www.heritage-editions.com.au/p-2097-tallis-new-south-wales-southern-queensland-from-c1851.aspx

Tallis map of New South Wales (as it was then known) - north to Hervey Bay on the central Queensland coast. As Separation of Queensland from New South Wales was in 1859, this map is the only one in this early series that shows Queensland - as far north as settlement had reached by the date of publication. http://www.heritage-editions.com.au/p-2097-tallis-new-south-wales-southern-queensland-from-c1851.aspx

John Gould Australian Fiery Parrakeet print Platycercus Ignitis Reproduction print from a hand-coloured lithograph of the famous "Birds of Australia" by John Gould, published in London between 1840 and 1848. The original hand-coloured lithograph was by Henry Richter from the drawing by  John Gould. http://www.heritage-editions.com.au/p-69-05-john-gould-australian-fiery-parrakeet-print-platycercus-ignitis.aspx

John Gould Australian Fiery Parrakeet print Platycercus Ignitis Reproduction print from a hand-coloured lithograph of the famous "Birds of Australia" by John Gould, published in London between 1840 and 1848. The original hand-coloured lithograph was by Henry Richter from the drawing by John Gould. http://www.heritage-editions.com.au/p-69-05-john-gould-australian-fiery-parrakeet-print-platycercus-ignitis.aspx

John Gould Western Australian Black Swan Cygnus Atratus Reproduction print from a hand-coloured lithograph of the famous "Birds ofAustralia" by John Gould, published in London between 1840 and 1848.The original hand-coloured lithograph was by Henry Richter from the drawing by John Gould. http://www.heritage-editions.com.au/p-2153-12-john-gould-western-australian-black-swan-cygnus-atratus.aspx

John Gould Western Australian Black Swan Cygnus Atratus Reproduction print from a hand-coloured lithograph of the famous "Birds ofAustralia" by John Gould, published in London between 1840 and 1848.The original hand-coloured lithograph was by Henry Richter from the drawing by John Gould. http://www.heritage-editions.com.au/p-2153-12-john-gould-western-australian-black-swan-cygnus-atratus.aspx

Banksia ericafolia Sydenham Edwards $16.50 http://www.heritage-editions.com.au/p-506-australian-banksia-ericafolia-curtis-heath-leaved-banksia-print.aspx

Heritage Editions reproduction print of Australian Banksia Ericafolia

Banksia Marcescens William Jackson Hooker for Curtis's Magazine $16.50 www.heritage-editions.com.au/p-512-australian-banksia-marcescens-marcescent-banksia-curtis-print.aspx

Banksia Marcescens William Jackson Hooker for Curtis's Magazine $16.50 www.heritage-editions.com.au/p-512-australian-banksia-marcescens-marcescent-banksia-curtis-print.aspx

Australian Banksia spinulosa. Banksia illustration by Henry Andrews Reproduction from a hand-coloured copperplate engraving by the English naturalist Henry Charles Andrews for “The Botanist’s Repository, comprising colour’d engravings of new and rare plants only” published in London between 1797 and 1815. http://www.heritage-editions.com.au/p-2030-australian-banksia-spinulosa-banksia-illustration-by-henry-andrews.aspx

Australian Banksia spinulosa. Banksia illustration by Henry Andrews Reproduction from a hand-coloured copperplate engraving by the English naturalist Henry Charles Andrews for “The Botanist’s Repository, comprising colour’d engravings of new and rare plants only” published in London between 1797 and 1815. http://www.heritage-editions.com.au/p-2030-australian-banksia-spinulosa-banksia-illustration-by-henry-andrews.aspx

Prints of early Australian flora and fauna make great decorating features. These can be original hand-coloured lithographs or reproductions.

Prints of early Australian flora and fauna make great decorating features. These can be original hand-coloured lithographs or reproductions.

Hamilton Reach, Brisbane. Kingsford Smith Drive, formerly Eagle Farm Convict Road, led to the convict agricultural settlement at Eagle Farm. During 1829 and 1830 convicts constructed this road from the side of the hill by the river in Hamilton.  http://www.heritage-editions.com.au/p-2037-brisbane-view-of-hamilton-reach-kingsford-smith-drive-c1886.aspx

Hamilton Reach, Brisbane. Kingsford Smith Drive, formerly Eagle Farm Convict Road, led to the convict agricultural settlement at Eagle Farm. During 1829 and 1830 convicts constructed this road from the side of the hill by the river in Hamilton. http://www.heritage-editions.com.au/p-2037-brisbane-view-of-hamilton-reach-kingsford-smith-drive-c1886.aspx

Yachting on Sydney Harbour This is a reproduction, from a hand-coloured wood engraving originally published for the “Picturesque Atlas of Australasia” between 1886-1889 (and reissued in 1892). http://www.heritage-editions.com.au/p-250-sydney-harbour-yachting-on-sydney-harbour.aspx

Yachting on Sydney Harbour This is a reproduction, from a hand-coloured wood engraving originally published for the “Picturesque Atlas of Australasia” between 1886-1889 (and reissued in 1892). http://www.heritage-editions.com.au/p-250-sydney-harbour-yachting-on-sydney-harbour.aspx

Melbourne Exhibition Building (Victoria) This is a reproduction, printed in colour from a hand-coloured wood engraving originally published for the “Picturesque Atlas of Australasia” between 1886-1888 (and reissued in 1892). http://www.heritage-editions.com.au/p-254-melbourne-exhibition-building-victoria-grand-well-preserved-building-in-australia.aspx

Melbourne Exhibition Building (Victoria) This is a reproduction, printed in colour from a hand-coloured wood engraving originally published for the “Picturesque Atlas of Australasia” between 1886-1888 (and reissued in 1892). http://www.heritage-editions.com.au/p-254-melbourne-exhibition-building-victoria-grand-well-preserved-building-in-australia.aspx

John Gould Allied Dottrel reproduction print from a hand-coloured lithograph by Henry Constantine Richter for "Birds of Australia" by John Gould, published in London between 1840 and 1848. http://www.heritage-editions.com.au/p-2278-john-gould-allied-dottrel-hiaticula-inornata-print.aspx

John Gould Allied Dottrel reproduction print from a hand-coloured lithograph by Henry Constantine Richter for "Birds of Australia" by John Gould, published in London between 1840 and 1848. http://www.heritage-editions.com.au/p-2278-john-gould-allied-dottrel-hiaticula-inornata-print.aspx