Pittosporum

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 flowers. Two branching brown stems are depicted, with alternate leaves. The green leaf blades are spear-shaped with undulating margins on petioles. Interspersed between the leaves are solitary flowers on pedicels. The crimson flowers have five round petals with yellow centres encased by small grey pointed sepals. There are leaves are depicted in a blue wash.

The painting is marked "NiNA JONES", "PittosporuM" and “SEpT”
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Measurements
Mount = 367 h x 303 w Composition = 285 h x 224 w
Measurements
Composition = Height x Width (mm) = 285 x 224mm
Mount = Height x Width (mm) = 367 x 303mm
Subject category
Accession number
A4882
AC number
AC183

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