Object Detail


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 shrub with flowers. Two branching brown stems are depicted with simple alternate leaves, some in groups. The green leaf blades are small and needle-shaped. Interspersed along the stems are flowers with five round white petals with pink-red centres. There is a brown seed capsule at the base of a stem. Commonly known as Manuka or Tea Tree.

The painting is marked "NINA JONES" and "LeptospErMuM SCOpAriuM."
Accession Number
A4882
Art Collection Number
AC135
Classification
Art/Communication Artifacts/Nomenclature
Measurements
Composition = Height x Width (mm) = 246 x 189mm
Mount = Height x Width (mm) = 340 x 270mm
Measurement Description
Mount = 340 h x 270 w Composition = 246 h x 189 w
Media and Materials
watercolour/Art
paper/Art
Other Name
Manuka
Other Name Type
Common
Date
Circa 1920

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