Rhabdothamnus solandri - Waiu atua

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 shrub with flowers. Two branching brown stalks are depicted with leaves opposite on petioles. The green leaf blades are ovular with toothed margins. Interspersed along the stems are solitary flowers. The orange-red flowers are trumpet-shaped with white centres, the inferior ovary covered with pointed green sepals. Leaves and stalks are depicted in a wash of colours.

The painting is marked "N.J." and "Rhabdothamnus Solandri - Waiu-atua"
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Media and materials
Measurements
Mount = 507 h x 357 w Composition = 420 h x 272 w
Measurements
Composition = Height x Width (mm) = 420 x 272mm
Mount = Height x Width (mm) = 507 x 357mm
Subject category
Accession number
A4882
AC number
AC168

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