Carmichaelia odorata

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. One branching green stem is depicted. The stems are green and curved, with alternate compound leaves. The green leaflets are small and heart-shaped. Interspersed along the stems are clusters of small round purple and white bilateral flowers. There are leaves and flowers depicted in a wash of colours.

The painting is marked "NiNA JONES" and "CArMichAELiA odorAtA". Paper label along lower edge of mount: "Carmichaelia odorata, a very sweet-scented broom from the Tararua ranges. Natural size."
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Measurements
Mount = 376 h x 297 w Composition = 296 h x 219 w
Measurements
Composition = Height x Width (mm) = 296 x 219mm
Mount = Height x Width (mm) = 376 x 297mm
Subject category
Accession number
A4882
AC number
AC193

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