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Puzzles using the Collection

Puzzles using the Collection
24 September 2020

We've created some online puzzles using our collections so that anyone and everyone can join our online community at home!

The Art of Ellis Rowan 

The extraordinary Ellis Rowan was no mere 'lady flower painter'. To great effect, she cast herself in the role of 'intrepid lady explorer' and became as well known for her lively accounts of flower-hunting exploits as for her paintings. Rowan also created numerous paintings of New Guinea's Birds of Paradise (Paradisaeidae).

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GIF of Ellis Rowan Flower painting puzzle being completed

Trouble in the Surf 

These online puzzles are for the whole family! Play with the original artworks from our NLA Publishing children's book, Trouble in the Surf by Stephanie Owen Reeder and Briony Stewart:

Farm Animals

Inspired by National Farm Safety Week earlier this year, this puzzle series features some of our favourite farm animals:

You can learn more about these images and view them online: Two horses and a foal by Harold Cazeaux, Mustering cattle by Samuel Calvert, Black Duck by Neville Cayley and Wool sales.

GIF of horse puzzle being completed

Australian Birds

Delve into the art of talented 19th-century artist, George Raper. The National Library holds 56 of his watercolours in our treasured Ducie collection, which you can view online.

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