The old jigsaw

Watercolour on paper

960 mm x 760 mm

In the 1800s British explorers took examples of our very different Australian animals back to England. This represents a children’s jigsaw showing animals in the new colony of Australia. Sadly over the last 200 years pieces of this old jigsaw are now missing… a reflection of the real life extinctions and endangered populations of many Australian birds and animals.

Open Category

by Wendy Jennings