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[Silhouette of man II] [Silhouette of man II]
Silhouette, cut-out black paper with watercolour detail, adhered to rectangular sheet of cream paper. The image depicts a full length profile portrait of a standing man. He stands with both gloved hands by his sides, one hand is holding a top hat. His feet are placed slightly apart. The man has short hair swept forward, with bushy sideburns and a prominent nose. He wears a coat with tails, a high collar, and pants. The suggestion of a shadow is painted at his feet.

The painting is not titled, signed or dated.

From the estate of Miss Julie Tomlinson (c1876-1962).
A1676.2
Gnaphalium Gnaphalium
Watercolour painting on rectangular sheet of brown paper, with a brown window mount, and backing. The painting is a botanical illustration of a plant with flowers. A mass of leaves and flowers are depicted. The green leaf blades are small and oval-shaped and are alternate and opposite along the length of the stems. The flowers are bigger than the leaves, with multiple small white free petals radiating out from green-yellow centres. There are leaves depicted in a wash of green.

The painting is marked "NiNA JONES" and "GNApHALiuM"
A4882
Puriri Puriri
Watercolour painting on rectangular sheet of brown paper, with a brown window mount, and backing. The painting is a botanical illustration of part of a tree with fruit. Two brown stems are depicted with leaves opposite on long petioles. The green leaf blades are large and heart-shaped with pinnate venation. Below the leaves are branching clusters of fruit. The fruit are round red berries on individual stalks. Unripe fruit are depicted yellow-orange. There are leaves and stalks depicted in a green wash.

The painting is marked "Nina. JonES", "Puriri" and “FEb”
A4882
Robert Draper and Emma Jane Ricketts Robert Draper and Emma Jane Ricketts
Oil painting on rectangular stretched canvas, with gold and cream mount, wood frame, and glass. The painting depicts Robert Draper and Emma Jane Ricketts. Robert Draper sits with one hand on his knee, with his legs crossed. He has brown hair and a moustacheless beard, and wears a black suit, white shirt and black bowtie. Emma-Jane Ricketts stands with one hand behind the head of Robert Draper and her other arm by her side. She wears a double breasted jacket with embellishments at the collar, cuffs and waist. Distinguishing features include the red chair upon which Robert Draper sits, and the blue accents in the headdress, earrings and necktie of Emma-Jane Ricketts. The background is grey-green.

The painting is not titled, signed or dated.

Emma Jane Ricketts was the only daughter of Ambrose and Elizabeth Ricketts who arived in Nelson on 15 March 1842, on the ship Bolton. Emma Jane married Robert Draper on 22 January 1868.
A2356.1
Rubus Rubus
Watercolour painting on rectangular sheet of brown paper, with a brown window mount, and backing. The painting is a botanical illustration of part of a shrub with flowers. Two branching brown stems are depicted with leaves opposite on petioles. The green leaf blades are heart-shaped with toothed margins. There are small brown-red prickles along the stems and petioles. Interspersed along the stems are dense clusters of flowers with five free pink petals and bluish centres. There are leaves and stalks depicted in a wash of colours.

The painting is marked "NiNA. JONES", "Rubus" and "oct"
A4882
[Unknown] [Unknown]
Watercolour painting, unfinished, on rectangular sheet of brown paper, with a brown window mount, and backing. The painting is a botanical illustration of part of a shrub with fruit. One stem is depicted with compound leaves in pinnate formation. The small green leaf blades are needle-shaped. Interspersed along the stems are singular small red berries with pointed bottoms on short stalks. There are leaves depicted in a wash of colours. There are stalks and berries lightly drawn in pencil.
A4882
Parsonsia Parsonsia
Watercolour painting on rectangular sheet of brown paper, with a brown window mount, and backing. The painting is a botanical illustration of part of a plant with flowers. One green stem is depicted at the top of the composition, branching out and down, with opposite leaves on petioles. The green leaf blades are spear-shaped. There are dense clusters of tiny lemon coloured flowers. Five white petals radiate out from green centres. There are leaves and flowers depicted in a wash of blues and greens.

The painting is marked "NiNA. JONES", "PArSONSiA" and "N"
A4882
Arthropodium candidum Arthropodium candidum
Watercolour painting on rectangular sheet of brown paper, with a brown window mount, and backing. The painting is a botanical illustration of part of a plant with flowers. Several green strap-shaped leaf blades are depicted. Clusters of flowers are on long brown slender stems. The flowers are bilateral with white petals. Flowers at the tops of the stems are depicted as white and green buds. There are leaves and flowers depicted in a wash of colours.

The painting is marked “NINA JONES” and “ArThropodiuM CANdiduM”
A4882
Rubus pauperatus Rubus pauperatus
Watercolour painting on rectangular sheet of brown paper, with a brown window mount, and backing. The painting is a botanical illustration of part of a shrub with flowers. One many branched stem is depicted with a tangle of green angular stems. The stems are long and spindly with few leaves. The leaf blades are spear-shaped with serrated margins. Some green stems have yellow prickles. There are branching clusters of small white flowers with five free petals and multiple yellow-white stamens. There are leaves depicted in a wash of greens.

The painting is marked "NiNA JONES" and "Rubus PAuPERAtus"
A4882
[Benjamin Hodgson] [Benjamin Hodgson]
Oil painting on rectangular canvas stretcher, in an oval gold mount, and heavy gold frame. The painting depicts a half length portrait of a gentleman who is thought to be Benjamin Hodgson. His eyes are blue. He sits with the elbow of one arm on a table with his hand in his lap, and his other hand on his hip. He wears a powdered wig of a style worn in the 1780s. He wears a blue jacket with red collar, a white collared double breasted waistcoat and white cravat. The background is painted in browns.

The painting is not titled, signed or dated.
Macropiper excelsum Macropiper excelsum
Watercolour painting on rectangular sheet of brown paper, with a brown window mount, and backing. The painting is a botanical illustration of part of a shrub with fruit. One branching red brown stem is depicted with leaves opposite on petioles. The green leaf blades are heart shaped with palmate venation. The orange and green fruit resemble candles on short stems. There are leaves and fruit depicted in a wash of colours.

The painting is marked “NiNA JONES” and “MAcropipEr ExcELsuM.”
A4882
[Unknown] [Unknown]
Watercolour painting on rectangular sheet of brown paper, with a brown window mount, and backing. The painting is a botanical illustration of part of a plant with flowers, thought to be New Zealand Mistletoe. One branching brown stem is depicted, with alternate leaves. The green leaf blades are oval-shaped, with smooth margins. Interspersed between the leaves in the upper half of the plant are long closed, tube-like red flowers with yellow-orange tips. Some flowers are open and have long slender petals curling open from half-way up the tube. There are leaves and flowers depicted in a wash of browns and reds.

The painting is marked “NiNA JONES.”
A4882
[Unknown] [Unknown]
Watercolour painting on rectangular sheet of brown paper, with a brown window mount, and backing. The painting is a botanical illustration of part of a plant with fruit. A brown branch is depicted, with upward pointing leaves. The leaf blades are long and linear, green on top and beige brown underneath. Two fruit spikes are depicted with a brown sheathing base, with clusters of orange and red round berries. There are leaves depicted in a wash of browns.

The painting is marked "NINA JONES"
A4882
Muehlenbeckia complexa - Pohuehue Muehlenbeckia complexa - Pohuehue
Watercolour painting on rectangular sheet of brown paper, with a brown window mount, and backing. The painting is a botanical illustration of part of a shrub with fruit. One branching brown stem is depicted dividing in to various twining stems, with alternate leaves on petioles. The small green leaf blades have wavy margins. Interspersed along the stems are small clusters of round white berries with black markings on the bottoms. There are stalks and leaves depicted in a wash of colours.

The painting is marked “N.J” and “MuEhLENbEckia coMpLExA – Pohuehue”
A4882
Pimelia traversii Pimelia traversii
Watercolour painting on rectangular sheet of brown paper, with a brown window mount, and backing. The painting is a botanical illustration of part a shrub with flowers. Three branching brown stems are depicted with closely stacked leaves towards the terminal ends of the stems. The green leaf blades are small and needle shaped. At the terminal ends of the stems are small clusters of tiny white flowers with red bases. There are leaves and stalks depicted in a wash of colours.

The painting is marked “NiNA JONES” and “PiMELEA TRAVERSii”
A4882
Myosotis Monroi Myosotis Monroi
Watercolour painting on rectangular sheet of brown paper, with a brown window mount, and backing. The painting is a botanical illustration of plants with flowers. The leaves radiate up and out from a central base. The leaf blades are long and wedge-shaped, green on top and orange-brown underneath. Clusters of flowers are on long, red-brown, slender-leafed stems. The small flowers have five free white petals with yellow centres and spiky yellow stamen. Some flowers are depicted as brown buds. There are grasses, leaves and flowers depicted in a wash of colours.

The painting is marked “NiNA JONES” and “MYOSOtis MoNroi”
A4882
[Unknown] [Unknown]
Watercolour painting on rectangular sheet of brown paper, with a brown window mount, and backing. The painting is a botanical illustration of part of a plant with fruit, thopught to be Dianella. Two branching brown stems are depicted with berries hanging on stalks. The berries are purple-white and cylindrical to pear-shaped. Some stalks have small round brown buds. There are long leaf blades, stalks and berries depicted in a brown wash. There are two small flowers with white petals, a yellow centre and three large brown sepals depicted in the top left corner.


The painting is marked “N.JONES”
A4882
[Unknown] [Unknown]
Watercolour painting on rectangular sheet of brown paper, with a brown window mount, and backing. The painting is a botanical illustration of part of a plant with flowers, thought to be New Zealand Mistletoe. One branching brown stem is depicted, with alternate leaves on brown-red petioles. The leaf blades are green-yellow, oval-shaped, with smooth margins. Interspersed between the leaves in the upper half of the stems are long red flowers. Some flowers appear as long red tubes. Open flowers have long slender petals radiating out from half-way up the tube. There are leaves depicted in a wash of colours.

The painting is marked “N.J.”
A4882
[Unknown] [Unknown]
Watercolour painting on rectangular sheet of brown paper, with a brown window mount, and backing. The painting is a botanical illustration of part of a vine with fruit. Two branching brown stems are depicted with a few tiny green leaves. The fruit are small lemon coloured berries with black centres in small clusters, appearing similar to a swollen flower. There are stalks and leaves depicted in a wash of colours.

The painting is marked "NiNA JONES"
A4882
[Woman on forest path] [Woman on forest path]
Oil painting on rectangular canvas stretcher, unframed. The painting depicts a clearing in a forest. In the shady foreground are plants and grasses. A meandering dirt track recedes back into the middle ground from the bottom right corner. A woman stands to the left of the track in the foreground. In the middle ground to the left of the woman, at the base of a stand of trees are a pile of cut logs. Behind the trees is a thatched hut, in sunlight. To the right of the hut a man stands on the path. In the background are trees and a cloudy sky.
NPM2009.144.9
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