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Poinciana Regia on the Rawson property outside Mackay

Photographer: Edmund Rawson, 1845-1911
Location: 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.

Poinciana Regia on the Rawson property outside Mackay

Photographer: Edmund Rawson, 1845-1911

Location: 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.

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