Asplenium flaccidum (Nga makawe a raukatauri)

Maker and role
Artist: Emily Harris (b.1836?, d.1925)
Publisher: H.D. Jackson
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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".
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Media and materials
Sheet = 308 h x 246 w
Sheet = Height x Width (mm) = 308 x 246mm
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Emily Harris (circa 1837 - 1925). Asplenium flaccidum (Nga makawe a raukatauri). Handcoloured lithograph on paper. Nelson Provincial Museum, Bett Loan Collection: AC1092

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