Lycopodium billardieri, varium (Iwituna)

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Artist: Emily Harris
Publisher: H.D. Jackson
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Description
Handcoloured lithograph on cream paper with card backing. The print is a botanical illustration of parts of a plant. Two leaf branches and a seed branch are depicted. The green and gold leaf blades are tiny, dense and linear and have a feathery appearance. The seeds are long brown cone shapes on many branching stems.

The print is titled "Lycopodium Billardieri, varium" and on a piece of paper affixed to paper "IWITUNA" and "This specimen is from the Dun Mountain Line, Nelson. It is frequently of a lovely golden colour."
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Sheet = 308 h x 246 w
Measurements
Sheet = Height x Width (mm) = 308 x 246mm
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AC number
AC1079
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Emily Harris (circa 1837 - 1925). Lycopodium billardieri, varium (Iwituna). Handcoloured lithograph on paper. Nelson Provincial Museum, Bett Loan Collection: AC1079

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