Edmund Rawson, 1845-1911
Mackay, Queensland, Australia
A description of this tree is contained in Finch-Hatton's Advance Australia!
: 'In the middle of the garden, on a patch of smooth green turf, stands the most magnificent Poinciana tree I ever saw, about sixty feet high, with huge spreading boughs sweeping right down to the ground.' Harold Finch-Hatton was visiting Charles Rawson at the time.
View this image at the State Library of Queensland: hdl.handle.net/10462/deriv/27803
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Owner: State Library of Queensland, Australia
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