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Clematis indivisa Clematis indivisa
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 and flowers. Two brown stalks are depicted at the top of the composition, branching out and down, with leaves on petioles. The green leaf blades are heart-shaped. The solitary flowers are at the terminal ends of the stems on long pedicels. The star-shaped flowers have 6 to 7 free petals radiating out from a centre of multiple yellow-green stamens. Some flowers are depicted as light white-green oval buds. There are leaves and flowers depicted in a wash of colours.

The painting is marked "NiNA JONES" and "ClEMAtis iNdiVisA"
A4882
Clematis parviflora Clematis parviflora
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 and flowers. Two green stalks are depicted at the top of the composition, curving downwards, with compound leaves. The green leaf blades are heart-shaped. The flowers are in small branching clusters on long pedicels. The star-shaped flowers have long thin free white petals radiating out from a centre of multiple white stamens. There are leaves and flowers depicted in a wash of blues and greens.

The painting is marked "NiNA JoNES" and "CLEMAtis PArvifLorA"
A4882
Clianthus Puniceus Clianthus Puniceus
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 commonly known as Red Kowhai. Several green stalks are depicted with compound leaves. The silvery-green leaflets are small and elliptical, in a pinnate formation. There are clusters of solitary hanging flowers on green pedicels. The red flowers are bilateral with long, curved, pointed petals. Some flowers are depicted as long curved buds. There are leaves and flowers depicted in a wash of greens.

Cloth hanging loop at back.

The painting is marked "NiNA JONES" and "CLiANthus puNicEus"
A4882
Cobbs Creek near Tableland, Takaka, Nelson Cobbs Creek near Tableland, Takaka, Nelson
Watercolour painting on rectangular sheet of white paper. The painting depicts a landscape with mountains. In the foreground on the left are long grasses, and on the right a stand of trees. A creek meanders back through the picture, from the bottom middle, back and up to the middle-ground left of the centre. The creek is framed on both sides by steep green hills which appear rocky and bare at their peaks. In the background is a range of mountains with snow capped peaks.

The painting is signed 'J.S.Browning' and titled 'COBBS CREEK NEAR TABLELAND. TAKAKA. NELSON.'
College House Nelson New Zealand College House Nelson New Zealand
Watercolour painting in black and white on rectangular sheet of white paper. The painting depicts a house set in a semi-rural setting. The foreground is a plain rolling slope, higher at the left and sloping down to the right. In the middle ground is double gabled house with a lean-to style veranda, surrounded by dense trees. In the background are steep hills.
College House, Nelson College House, Nelson
Watercolour painting on rectangular sheet of white paper. The painting depicts a house set in a semi-rural setting, looking east. Spanning the length of the foreground is an undulating brown fence emulating the shape of the rolling slope of the hill. In front of the fence are grasses and scrub. Behind the fence is a pathway which curves along from centre right to left of centre in the middle-ground. To the left of the path is a stand of trees and to the right a sloped grassy area and more trees. There is a double gabled house in the centre of the picture with a lean-to style veranda. The house has a chimney, with smoke. In the background are trees, and sky.

See AC327 for another painting of College House.
A4133.13
Comet Comet
Oil painting on board. The painting is a night scene looking over the Boulder Bank to Tasman Bay and hills beyond. In the foreground is a stand of trees. In the middle-distance is a body of water, with a line running through it from the left, representing the Boulder Bank. In the background is a mountain range. The sky is blue black and has two long white streaks representing the tail of a comet, as well as multiple white spots, representing stars. The painting has a dark palette of colours.

The painting is signed 'EC Harris'.
Cootia, wife to Rauparaha Cootia, wife to Rauparaha
Colour sketch. Portrait of a maori woman, side profile, head detailed, cloak indicated.
"Cootia" and "Wife to Rauparaha."
Coprosma Coprosma
Watercolour painting on rectangular sheet of brown paper, with a brown window mount, and backing. The painting is a botanical illustration of part a tree with fruit. One brown stem is depicted at the top of the composition, branching out and down, with opposite leaves on petioles. The small green leaf blades are oval to spoon-shaped with pinnate venation. Interspersed amongst the leaves are small round red berries. There are leaves depicted in a wash of greens and browns.

The painting is marked "NiNA JONES" and "CoprosmAā€¯
A4882
Coprosma acerosa Coprosma acerosa
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. Two branching brown stems are depicted with clusters of small leaves. The green leaf blades are small and needle-shaped. Interspersed along the stems are round white-blue berries, some singular and some in small clusters. The berries look similar to small opals, hence the common name for the tree, 'Opal Berry'. There are leaves depicted in a wash of browns.

The painting is marked "NINA JONES" and titled "COProsMA AcErOSA."
A4882
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