Freycinetia banksii (Ureure)

Maker and Role
Artist: Emily Harris (b.1836?, d.1925)
Publisher: H.D. Jackson
Handcoloured lithograph on cream paper with card backing. The print is a botanical illustration of part of a tree with fruit. Part of a branch is depicted, with green leaves radiating upwards and outwards from the base. The green leaf blades are long and linear with parallel venation. Four large brown green fruit spikes, long and cylindrical, are at the centre of the leaves.

The print is titled "Freycinetia Banksii. UREURE" and on a piece of paper affixed to paper "(Fruit of KIEKIE)" and "Ureure fruit of the Kiekie a lofty climber giving the forest of the North Island a tropical appearance. Leaves two feet long, sometimes used for basket making. Fruit and flower both edible"
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Object Type
Print/Graphic Documents/Documentary Objects/Communication Objects/Nomenclature
Media/Materials Description
Media and Materials
Sheet = 308 h x 246 w
Sheet = Height x Width (mm) = 308 x 246mm
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Credit Line
Emily Harris (circa 1837 - 1925). Freycinetia banksii (Ureure). Handcoloured lithograph on paper. Nelson Provincial Museum, Bett Loan Collection: AC1065


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