Macropiper excelsum

Maker and role
Artist: Nina Jones (b.1871, d.1926)
Production date
Circa 1920
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Object Detail

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 fruit. One branching red brown stem is depicted with leaves opposite on petioles. The green leaf blades are heart shaped with palmate venation. The orange and green fruit resemble candles on short stems. There are leaves and fruit depicted in a wash of colours.

The painting is marked “NiNA JONES” and “MAcropipEr ExcELsuM.”
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Media and materials
Mount = 505 h x 354 w Composition = 420 h x 271 w
Composition = Height x Width (mm) = 420 x 271mm
Mount = Height x Width (mm) = 505 x 354mm
Other name and type
Common: Kawakawa
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Credit line
Jones, Nina (1871-1926). Macropiper excelsum, c1920. Watercolour on paper. Nelson Provincial Museum Collection: A4882 AC98.

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