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Dianella intermedia (Blueberry) Turutu Dianella intermedia (Blueberry) Turutu
Handcoloured lithograph on cream paper with card backing. The print is a botanical illustration of a plant with fruit and an insect. Long, narrow spear-shaped leaf blades point upwards and outwards from a central base. There are several long slender branching brown stems with dark blue, oval-shaped berries. A butterfly or moth is depicted on a berry stalk with beige wings with a series of grey-blue dots along the outer edge.

The print is titled "Dianella intermedia. (Blue berry)" and on a piece of paper affixed to paper "TURUTU" and "A grass like plant. Leaves 1-5 feet long, very slender, much branched stems, flowers small greenish white, berries a lovely blue. More common and finer in the North than Middle Islands, frequent in fern lands and woods".
Dicksonia squarrosa (Wheki) Dicksonia squarrosa (Wheki)
Handcoloured lithograph on cream paper with card backing. The print is a botanical illustration of a fern. Two brown-black densely haired frond stalks are depicted including a frond depicted as a hairy, coiled bud. Several fronds are depicted with pointy, serrated leaflets.

The print is titled "Dicksonia squarrosa." and on a piece of paper affixed to paper "WHEKI" and "A Handsome Tree-Fern, slender black trunk 10-20 feet high Abundant throughout New Zealand"
Dysoxylum spectabile (Kohekohe) Dysoxylum spectabile (Kohekohe)
Handcoloured lithograph on cream paper with card backing. The print is a botanical illustration of a tree with flowers and fruit. A leaf stem is depicted with odd pinnate formation. The green leaf blades are oval-shaped with pinnate venation. A brown ringed trunk is depicted with a hanging branching cluster of flowers. The white flowers have small curled petals radiating out from tubular centres. Some flowers are depicted as small green oval buds. The round green fruit capsules are in a cluster on petioles.

The print is titled "Dysoxylum spectabile. (Kohe-kohe)" and "A handsome forest tree 40-50 feet high, common in the North Island. Flowers waxy-white. Flowers and ripe berries on the tree at the same time. Berries green, with orange colour seeds".
Edward Gibbon Wakefield Edward Gibbon Wakefield
Engraving printed in black on a rectangular sheet of cream paper with backing. The print depicts a head and shoulders portrait of Edward Gibbon Wakefield (1796 – 1862). His gaze does not meet the viewer. He has short hair and long sideburns. He wears a double breasted jacket and a high necked collar and necktie that covers his neck up to the chin.

Edward Gibbon Wakefield was a British politician and the driving force behind much of the early colonization of South Australia and New Zealand.

The print is signed, dated and titled "Proof Engraved by B. Holl from a drawing by A. Wivell 1823 in the pofsefsion [sic] of d'an Wakefield esq. London. Published Nov 1st 1826 by M. Colnaghi, 23 Cockspur St".
Electryon excelsum (Titoki) Electryon excelsum (Titoki)
Handcoloured lithograph on cream paper with card backing. The print is a botanical illustration of part of a tree with fruit. Two brown stems are depicted, one with compound leaves, both alternate and opposite on petioles. The green oval leaf blades taper to a long point, with pinnate venation. The fruit is in wide-spaced clusters on brown stalks in a variety of stages, from closed brown capsules to split capsules containing bright red aril with black centres, representing the seed.

The print is titled "Electryon excelsum. (Tītoki)" and "A lofty tree common in the forest of North and South Islands. The only species of the genus and confined to New Zealand. Berries bright scarlet with one black shining seed." and ""Nor yet, had the Electryon's beads of jet, Each on its scarlet strawberry set." Domett."
Freycinetia banksii (Ureure) Freycinetia banksii (Ureure)
Handcoloured lithograph on cream paper with card backing. The print is a botanical illustration of part of a tree with fruit. Part of a branch is depicted, with green leaves radiating upwards and outwards from the base. The green leaf blades are long and linear with parallel venation. Four large brown green fruit spikes, long and cylindrical, are at the centre of the leaves.

The print is titled "Freycinetia Banksii. UREURE" and on a piece of paper affixed to paper "(Fruit of KIEKIE)" and "Ureure fruit of the Kiekie a lofty climber giving the forest of the North Island a tropical appearance. Leaves two feet long, sometimes used for basket making. Fruit and flower both edible"
Gleichenia Circinata (Waewae Kaka) Gleichenia Circinata (Waewae Kaka)
Handcoloured lithograph on cream paper with card backing. The print is a botanical illustration of a fern. Two green frond stems are depicted. The axis of the frond divides repeatedly, giving the fern a tangled appearance. The fronds are coarse and feather-shaped. In the background is a grassy mound with plants.

The print is titled "Gleichenia cirinata." and on a piece of paper affixed to paper "WAEWAE-KAKA" and "Natural size. It grows on the Mineral Belt of the Dun Mountain, Nelson"
Gleichenia cunninghamii, Tapuwae Kotuku Gleichenia cunninghamii, Tapuwae Kotuku
Handcoloured lithograph on cream paper with card backing. The print is a botanical illustration of a fern. Several green frond stems are depicted. The axis of the frond divides at an angle, giving the fern an umbrella shape, especially in the immature fronds. The fronds are feather-shaped. Several light green fern stems are depicted coiled.

"Gleichenia Cunninghamii" and on a piece of paper affixed to paper "TAPUWAE KOTUKU" and "The specimen depicted is the natural size as it grew on Mount Egmont range It is rather a dull green but the young fronds are a delicate pale green almost white at the tips. It grows in all parts of New Zealand but varies much in size and appearance"
Henry Seymour esq., M.L.C. Henry Seymour esq., M.L.C.
Lithograph in black and white on a rectangular sheet of cream paper, with border margins along top and sides, and wider border margin at the bottom. The print depicts a three quarter length portrait of a seated Henry Seymour esq M.L.C. (Member of the Legislative Council). His gaze does not meet the viewer. He sits sideways in a chair, one arm on the back of the chair and one hand on his lap. He sits with his legs crossed at the knee. He wears a jacket, waistcoat, shirt with a high collar and necktie, and pants.

The print is signed, titled and dedicated "J.S. Stott direx", "Day & Son lithographers to the Queen", "Henry Seymour esq M.L.C.", "Nelson, New Zealand." and "Yours very faithfully H. Seymour".
Leptospermum scoparium (Manuka) Leptospermum scoparium (Manuka)
Handcoloured lithograph on cream paper with card backing. The print is a botanical illustration of part of a shrub with flowers and seeds. Several brown stems are depicted with simple alternate leaves. The green leaf blades are small and needle-shaped. Interspersed along the stems are flowers with five round white petals with pink-brown centres. At the base of a stem are yellow-brown round seed capsules with an ‘x’ on top.

The print is titled "Leptospermum scoparium. (Manuka)" and "A hardy shrub growing over the hills like heath, bearing in summer an abundance of pink and white flowers. There are several species."
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