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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"
Gordon's Nobb, Nelson Gordon's Nobb, Nelson
Mixed-media drawing on paper, with paper backing. The drawing depicts a rural scene with mountains. In the foreground on the left are three Cabbage trees, and on the right a river, coloured with a brown wash. To the left of the river behind the cabbage trees a fence runs parallel with the bottom edge of the composition. Beyond the fence in the middle ground are flat fields, two houses, and some trees. In the background loom large mountains.

In the bottom left corner is 'Gordon's Nobb Nelson'
Grove farm in the Moutere district Grove farm in the Moutere district
Unmounted pencil drawing on paper, with two backing sheets, attached at top only. Two storey house, with a fence at front which is broken in middle.
"14 S.G. 1851"
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".
Hopuhopu, Waikato January 26, 1873 Hopuhopu, Waikato January 26, 1873
Ink sketch, on paper backing. House on a rise. "Hopuhopu Waikato, Jany 26th. 1873, New Zealand. Residence of Revd G. Ashwell"
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."
Lomaria procera (syn. Blechnum procerum) Kio kio Lomaria procera (syn. Blechnum procerum) Kio kio
Handcoloured lithograph on cream paper with card backing. The print is a botanical illustration of parts of a fern. Several green frond stems are depicted with odd pinnate formation, with brown petioles. The green and brown leaflets are lance-shaped with finely toothed edges and pinnate venation.

The print is titled "Lomaria procera." and on a piece of paper affixed to paper "(syn. Blechnum procerum) KIOKIO" and "One of the most variable of ferns."
Lycopodium billardieri, varium (Iwituna) Lycopodium billardieri, varium (Iwituna)
Handcoloured lithograph on cream paper with card backing. The print is a botanical illustration of parts of a plant. Two leaf branches and a seed branch are depicted. The green and gold leaf blades are tiny, dense and linear and have a feathery appearance. The seeds are long brown cone shapes on many branching stems.

The print is titled "Lycopodium Billardieri, varium" and on a piece of paper affixed to paper "IWITUNA" and "This specimen is from the Dun Mountain Line, Nelson. It is frequently of a lovely golden colour."
Maitai Valley, Nelson Maitai Valley, Nelson
Mixed-media, ink and pencil sketch, on rectangular sheet of white paper with paper backing. The drawing depicts an area of the Maitai valley. In the left foreground is the Maitia river, curving around a small triangular bank with a tall tree. In the right foreground is a rockface covered with vegetation. In the middle-ground is a expansive flat area. Two animals are depicted, along with a stand of trees to the centre right. In the background hills are depicted.

The drawing is titled 'Maitai Valley Nelson'.
Marattia fraxinea (Parareka) Marattia fraxinea (Parareka)
Handcoloured lithograph on cream paper with card backing. The print is a botanical illustration of parts of a fern. Three green fronds are depicted with odd pinnate formation. The leaflets are long and spear-shaped. One leaf frond is depicted coiled.

The print is titled "Marattia fraxinea." and on a piece of paper affixed to paper "PARAREKA" and "Edible fern. A very handome plant growing inland in the North Island. Is much prized for gardens and green houses. The root resembling a horse shoe; is baked and eaten by the Maories." [sic]
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