All prints in this collection are being sold as Limited-Edition Prints
They are printed using archival quality inks
The prints are produced on off-white quality 100% Canson Cotton Rag Paper guaranteeing exceptional longevity for the life of the product
All prints are accompanied by a certificate signed by the artist and details of the usage of the plant by Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
All prints appear in the recently released book - "Australian Bush-plant Usage by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people," by author and artist - Bill Ivinson. It is available through all Amazon book outlets
Bill is a highly respected Aboriginal Elder who has family language group ties with Murrin-Ger people in the Northern Territory and Murrinjabin people of Darnley Island in the Torres Strait
The collection has taken 34 years to complete and is now available for others to share.
The bright green leaves which are very large and thick are used to hold and wrap foods when cooked. They were also heated on hot stones or coals and held against sore parts of bodies for the relief of muscle aches and strains and headaches. The stems are used in pipe making with crab claws as a bowl told tobacco. It grows to around 2 meters and is a spreading shrub. Flowers occur from June to November and are white and tubular.
Ltd Ed Print Fish-Plate Shrub – Guettarda speciosa
Limited Edition print (30) using archival quality inks produced on off-white quality 100% Canson Infinity Cotton Rag
Certificate signed by the artist and details of usage of the plant by Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people