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 flowers. One branching grey brown stem is depicted, with alternate leaves. The green leaf blades are oval-shaped with serrated margins. The tiny bell-shaped pink and white flowers are in large branched clusters on pedicels. Some of the flowers at the top of the stems are depicted as pink and white buds. There are leaves and flowers depicted in a green wash.

The painting is marked "NiNA JONES" and "AristoteliA rACEMOSA - Moko Moko” [sic]. Paper label along front lower edge: "Aristotelia racemosa, a rapid growing tree, common in all parts of the islands. Natural size."
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Art/Communication Artifacts/Nomenclature
Composition = Height x Width (mm) = 440 x 287mm
Mount = Height x Width (mm) = 520 x 367mm
Measurement Description
Mount = 520 h x 367 w Composition = 440 h x 287 w
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Other Name
Mako Mako
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Circa 1920

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