Orthoceras solandri

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 plant with flowers. The green leaf blades are long with pointed tips. The flower stalks are brown-red with alternate flowers at the terminal ends of the stalks. The flowers have bilateral purple petals and two long antennae-like protrusions pointing up on both sides, with large green inferior ovaries. There are leaves and flowers depicted in a brown wash.

The painting is marked "NINA JONES" and "OrthocErAs soLANdri"
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Media and materials
Measurements
Mount = 405 h x 296 w Composition = 315 h x 209 w
Measurements
Composition = Height x Width (mm) = 315 x 209mm
Mount = Height x Width (mm) = 405 x 296mm
Subject category
Accession number
A4882
AC number
AC142

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