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Dracophyllum longifolium - Nei Nei Dracophyllum longifolium - Nei Nei
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, depicted in fragments. The leaves are closely stacked one above the other. The leaf blades are green-white and spear-shaped. The small white tubular flowers are in clusters on red-brown stalks, with orange-brown sheathing leaf bases at the terminal ends of leaf stems. A small pencil drawing of part of a stem is visible at the base of the plant.

The painting is marked "NiNA JONES" and “DrAcophyLLum LoNgifolium – NEI NEI.”
A4882
Dysoxylum spectabile Dysoxylum spectabile
Watercolour painting on rectangular sheet of brown paper, with a brown window mount, and backing. The painting is a botanical illustration of flowers and fruit. Four stems are depicted at the top of the composition, hanging downwards. Two brown stems are depicted with ripening fruit. The fruit are round green capsules, on petioles. Some of the capsules are depicted semi-open in to quarters with orange-red aril, some capsules are brown. The third and fourth green stems are depicted with flowers. The clusters of white-green flowers have small curled petals radiating out from tubular centres.

The painting is marked "NiNA JONES" and "DysoxyLuM specTabiLE"
A4882
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".
E Ranguira, wife to Rangihaeta [Rangihaeata] E Ranguira, wife to Rangihaeta [Rangihaeata]
Colour sketch. Portrait of maori woman, side profile, head detailed, cloak indicated.
"E Ranguira" and "Wife to Rangihaeta".
Earina Earina
Watercolour painting on rectangular sheet of brown paper, with a brown window mount, and backing. The painting is a botanical illustration of part of an orchid with flowers. Two yellow brown stems are depicted with simple alternate leaves. The green leaf blades are strap-shaped with a prominent, dark midrib. The small flowers are bilateral, with white petals and yellow centres at the terminal ends of the stems in small clusters. There are leaves depicted in a wash of greens and blues.

The painting is marked "NiNA JONES", "EariNA" and "FEB"
A4882
Early state of Church Hill in 1842 Early state of Church Hill in 1842
Mixed-media, pencil drawing with a pink watercolour wash on rectangular sheet of paper, with border margins at top and sides and a wider border along lower margin. The picture depicts the early state of church hill in 1842. In the foreground are sticks and grass. In the middle ground, half-way up the hill are sketchily drawn buildings and tents. At the top of the hill are two buildings. In the background are high bare hills known as the Grampians.

Corresponding to RefNo: AC833 ‘Birds eye view of the early days in Nelson, New Zealand 1842-48’ these buildings may be representations of “COURT HOUSE”; “CAWTHRON”; “COLEMAN Cabinet Maker”; “WOOTTEN”; “GAOL Built of logs”; “YATES gardner”; and “MILLS Head Gaoler”;

On the lower border margin is written "1842 Barnicoat. Early state of church Hill."
Edacris pauciflora Edacris pauciflora
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. Several brown stems are depicted with alternate, close set leaves. The green leaf blades are small and oval shaped. The flowers are small and white with five joined petals, and red brown flower buds are interspersed between the leaves towards at the terminal ends of the stems. There are leaves depicted in a rainbow wash of colours.

The painting is marked "NiNA JONES" and "EpAcris PAuciflorA"
A4882
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".
Elaeocarpus hookerianus - Pokaka Elaeocarpus hookerianus - Pokaka
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 tree with flowers. Three brown stems are depicted with leaves opposite and alternate on petioles. The leaf blades are wedge-shaped with serrated margins, dark green on top side and white pink underneath, with pinnate venation. The white green flowers hang in small clusters below the leaves. The white flowers are bell-shaped with fringed petals and yellow centres. There are leaves and flowers depicted in a wash of colours.

The painting is marked "NiNA JONES" and "ELAeocARPus HooKERiANus – PoKAKA". Paper label on front: "Elaeocarpus hookerianus, a bush tree which was greatly valued by the maories [sic] for its fruit. Natural size".
A4882
Elaeocarpus hookerianus - Pokaka Elaeocarpus hookerianus - Pokaka
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 tree with flowers. Two brown branches are depicted with leaves alternate on petioles. The leaf blades are lance-shaped with serrated margins, dark green on top and yellow underneath. The white-green flowers hang in small clusters below the leaves. The flowers are bell-shaped with fringed petals and yellow centres. There are leaves and flowers depicted in a wash of colours.

The painting is marked "N.JONES" and "ELAEocARPUS HooKERiANUS – PoKAKA"
A4882
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