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A sketch in the Riwaka Valley A sketch in the Riwaka Valley
Unmounted pencil drawing on paper, with brown paper strip along top. Stand of tall trees with buildings in the background.
"17" and "S.G. Jan. 1851"
A view of the Port, Nelson, New Zealand. A view of the Port, Nelson, New Zealand.
Watercolour painting on rectangular sheet of cream paper with border margins. The image is a scene from the Port looking east across to Nelson city hills. A dirt road spans the foreground space. In the middle ground to the left is a wooden barrel lying on it's side, and further to the right a horse and cart, next to which a woman in a red dress and a man stand. To the left and 'behind' the horse and cart is a two storied building with casement windows, a flag pole on the roof and a street veranda extending over the road supported on posts. On the facade of the veranda is "H.M.CUSTOMS". To the left of the centre of the picture is the mast of a boat. On the right are two double-storied buildings with large shop front casement windows. There are planter boxes on the second stories. On the facade is "SHIP AKERSTEN. CHANDLERS". To the right side of the buildings are a row of wooden barrels and a flagpole and flag. To the extreme right is a steep cliff. In the background is the sea and hill ranges.

In the bottom edge of the window mount is "A VIEW AT THE PORT NELSON NEW ZEALAND"
Adiantum cunninghamii (Maiden Hair) Adiantum cunninghamii (Maiden Hair)
Handcoloured lithograph on cream paper, with card backing. The print is a botanical illustration of a fern. Several thin black stems are depicted with compound leaves in odd pinnate formation. The green leaf blades are closely spaced and fan shaped. One frond is depicted as a small spiral shaped bud.

The illustration is titled "Adiantum Cunninghamii (Maiden Hair)" and on a piece of paper affixed to paper "HURUHURU TAPAIRU" and "Growing in dense woods and damp places A large tropical and temperate genus"
Angelica gingidium Angelica gingidium
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 leaf stalks are depicted, pink at the base, branching up in to green compound leaves. The ovular leaf blades taper to a long point, green on top and a grey underneath, with serrated margins. The flowers are at the top of long stems in white radial clusters, having a cotton wool-like appearance. There are leaves and flowers are depicted in a green wash.

The painting is marked "NiNA JONES", "ANgeLicA GinGidiuM" and "Nov"
A4882
Aorere Hills, Collingwood Aorere Hills, Collingwood
Pencil drawing on white rectangular sheet of paper on brown card backing. The drawing depicts the Collingwood / Aorere landscape. In the foreground is a large expanse of flat land with a river, centre left, curving back into the middle-distance. In the middle-distance slightly to the left of centre, two dwellings are depicted in front of a stand of trees. The trees extend in a band to the right edge, and another stand of trees is further back in the drawing on the left. The two stands of trees suggest a river runs between them. In the background are steep hills.

The drawing is titled “Aorere Hills Collingwood Jan 1864”.
A4133.5
Aristotelia racemosa - Moko Moko Aristotelia racemosa - Moko Moko
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 branching grey brown stem is depicted, with alternate leaves. The green leaf blades are oval-shaped with serrated margins. The tiny bell-shaped pink and white flowers are in large branched clusters on pedicels. Some of the flowers at the top of the stems are depicted as pink and white buds. There are leaves and flowers depicted in a green wash.

The painting is marked "NiNA JONES" and "AristoteliA rACEMOSA - Moko Moko” [sic]. Paper label along front lower edge: "Aristotelia racemosa, a rapid growing tree, common in all parts of the islands. Natural size."
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
Asplenium flabellifolium (Whipcord) Asplenium flabellifolium (Whipcord)
Handcoloured lithograph on cream paper with card backing. The print is a botanical illustration of a fern. Several fronds are depicted at the top of the composition, descending from a central root. The green leaflets are fan-shaped on a long black frond axis, trailing down to a single small oval-shaped leaf at the terminal end.

The print is titled "Asplenium flabellifolium (Whip-cord)" and "Abundant in North and South Islands growing on Rocks and stony places, also in Australia and Tasmania"
Asplenium flaccidum (Nga makawe a raukatauri) Asplenium flaccidum (Nga makawe a raukatauri)
Handcoloured lithograph on cream paper with card backing. The print is a botanical illustration of a fern. Several fronds are depicted at the top of the composition, descending from a branch. The green-brown fronds have a smooth, leathery appearance, with small pointed alternate leaflets on a thick green axis.

The print is titled "Asplenium flaccidum" and on a piece of paper affixed to paper "NGA MAKAWE A RAUKATAURI" and "Grows on the branches of trees throughout New Zealand. One of the most variable ferns known".
Astelia grandis (Kowhara-whara) Astelia grandis (Kowhara-whara)
Handcoloured lithograph on cream paper with card backing. The print is a botanical illustration of part of a plant. A green branch is depicted, with green spear-shaped leaves. The leaf blades are long and linear with parallel venation. Two fruit spikes are depicted, with clusters of orange and red berries. The uppermost part of the fruit spike has small green unripe berries.

The print is titled "Astelia grandis. (Kowhara-whara)" and "A plant with long smooth grass-like leaves and orange colour berries. Forest of the North Island"
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