Ureure, kiekie, Freycinetia banksii

Maker and role
Artist: Nina Jones (b.1871, d.1926)
Production date
Circa 1920
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Description
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 fruit. One branch is depicted, with a brown sheathing base and leaves in a radiating spiral formation. The leaf blades are long and linear with parallel venation, green on top and orange brown underneath. Three large brown-green, long cylindrical fruit spikes are at the centre of the radiating leaves. There are leaves depicted in a wash of browns.

The painting is marked "NINA JONES" and "urE urE, KiE KiE, FrEyciNEtiA BaNKsii". Paper label along front lower edge: "Freycinetia banksii, kiekie, the unripe fruit of a lofty climbing forest piphyte. Natural size".
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Media and materials
Measurements
Mount = 640 h x 460 w Composition = 560 h x 376 w
Measurements
Composition = Height x Width (mm) = 560 x 376mm
Mount = Height x Width (mm) = 640 x 460mm
Subject category
Accession number
A4882
AC number
AC126

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