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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"
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"
Botrychium virginicum Botrychium virginicum
Handcoloured lithograph on cream paper with card backing. The print is a botanical illustration of part of a fern. One green leaf frond and one brown seed stem are depicted. The green leaf blades are closely spaced and fan shaped, some lobed. The seed stem is long, with many branches of tiny yellow-orange round-shaped seeds at the terminal end.

The print is titled "Botrychium Virginicum" and "Root of thick fleshy fibres bearing one erect much divided frond and a branched seed bearing spike. The seed a golden colour. Tonga and Fisherman's Island Nelson"
Clematis indivisa (Puawhananga) Clematis indivisa (Puawhananga)
Handcoloured lithograph on cream paper with card backing. The print is a botanical illustration of part of a vine with flowers. One green stem is 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 crimson and yellow stamens. Some flowers are depicted as light green-white oval buds.

The print is "Clematis indivisa (Puawhananga) Some Authorities leave out the h in Puawhananga" and "A large strong woody climber abundant throughout New Zealand festooning trees especially on the skirts of the forest. Flowers white"
Clianthus puniceus (Kowhaingutu - Kaka) Clianthus puniceus (Kowhaingutu - Kaka)
Handcoloured lithograph on cream paper with card backing. The print is a botanical illustration of part of a shrub with flowers. One branching green stalk is depicted with compound leaves. The leaflets are small and elliptical, in an odd pinnate formation. There are small clusters of solitary hanging flowers on long pedicels. The flowers are bilateral with long, curved, pointed petals, similar in shape to a parrot’s beak. The petals are predominantly white-brown with pink tinges.

The print is titled "Clianthus puniceus (Kowhaingutu - kaka)" and "A shurb with scarlet flowers; now generally cultivated in gardens. A genus of most beautiful plants consisting of an Australian (Sturt's Pea) and a New Zealand species".
Collingwood St from the South Collingwood St from the South
Lithograph with borders and border margins, printed on cream sheet of paper. The print depicts a scene in Collingwood Street from the South circa 1860. A road spands the foreground space. Standing on the road are two figures. Pathways and buildings line both sides of the road. In the background are trees. Distinguishing features include the single vanishing point perspective, and rigidly straight lines of the buildings.

The buildings are named in the bottom margin 'NELSON HOTEL', 'MITRE HOTEL', 'TEMPERENCE HALL', and 'CONDELL'S STORE'.
Also in the bottom margin is 'HODGSON & FRIEND LITH NELSON' and the print is titled 'COLLINGWOOD STREET (from the South)'.

The print is ripped, taped and has many brown spots of foxing.
Convolvulus sepium (Panake) Convolvulus sepium (Panake)
Handcoloured lithograph on cream paper with card backing. The print is a botanical illustration of part of a plant with flowers. Two green stems are depicted at the top of the composition, branching out and down, with alternate leaves on petioles. The green heart-shaped leaves have pinnate venation with wavy margins. The trumpet-shaped solitary flowers are on long pedicels. The joined white petals extend out from a cone-shaped base, with a long white stigma in the centre. Some flowers are depicted as white and green buds.

The print is titled "Convolvulus Sepium. (Panake)" and "A slender climbing plant growing over shurbs and small trees at the edge of the forest. Flowers white."
Corynocarpus laevigata (Karaka) Corynocarpus laevigata (Karaka)
Handcoloured lithograph on cream paper with card backing. The print is a botanical illustration of part of a tree with fruit. Two green stems are depicted, one with fruit and one with alternate leaves. The green leaf blades are oval-shaped with pinnate venation. The long green oval fruit are depicted in a small cluster.

The print is titled "Corynocarpus laevigata (Karaka)” and “a laurel-like tree 40 feet high, with leaves 4-7 inches long. Fruit bright orange colour, pulp edible, the kernel poisonous until steeped for a long time in salt and water, formerly much used for food by the Maories. North Island". [sic]
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