Clematis indivisa (Puawhananga)

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Artist: Emily Harris
Publisher: H.D. Jackson
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Handcoloured lithograph on cream paper with card backing. The print is a botanical illustration of part of a vine with flowers. One green stem is depicted at the top of the composition, branching out and down, with leaves on petioles. The green leaf blades are heart-shaped. The solitary flowers are at the terminal ends of the stems on long pedicels. The star-shaped flowers have 6 to 7 free petals radiating out from a centre of multiple crimson and yellow stamens. Some flowers are depicted as light green-white oval buds.

The print is "Clematis indivisa (Puawhananga) Some Authorities leave out the h in Puawhananga" and "A large strong woody climber abundant throughout New Zealand festooning trees especially on the skirts of the forest. Flowers white"
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Sheet = 308 h x 246 w
Sheet = Height x Width (mm) = 308 x 246mm
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Emily Harris (circa 1837 - 1925). Clematis indivisa (Puawhananga). Handcoloured lithograph on paper. Nelson Provincial Museum, Bett Loan Collection: AC1072

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