Awarded to W. E. Brown, 1873 for services to horticulture. Hand-painted watercolour illustrations show the Nelson Provincial buildings of New Zealand, ferns and flowers (by Edwin and Emily Harris). The certificate was signed by Exhibition Committee officers: Oswald Curtis, President, Lowther Broad, Vice-President, Wm Rout, Honorary Secretary.
1 item ( certificate, col. ill. ) : 36 x 40 cm. Ink and watercolour on paper.
360 x 400 mm
awards; tobacco; cigars; provincial; buildings; calligraphy; palms; ferns; fruits; vegetables; flowers; smoking; crafts; industries; manufacturing; horticulture; W. E. Brown; Edwin Harris; Emily Harris; Exhibition Committee
Nelson Horticultural and Industrial Exhibition (1873)
Emily Harris; Circa 1837; 1925
Edwin Harris; Circa 1810; 1895
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A Nelson Horticultural and Industrial Exhibition 1873. This is to certify that the Judges Award to W. E. Brown honourable mention for excellence in own made cigars and tobacco. 1873. Nelson Provincial Museum Collection: A895.2