Metrosideros florida

Maker
Hetley, Georgina Burne
Production date
Circa 1880
Current rights
Public Domain
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About this object
Watercolour on paper depicting the plant Metrosideros florida also known as Metrosideros fulgens, scarlet rātā, rātā vine and akatawhiwhi.

There are two depictions of the plant each with brown branches and green leaves. One plant has a number of blossoming red flower buds with yellow tips clustered together.

Signed. Undated.
Production date
Circa 1880
Production place
Production technique
Measurements
Height x Width: 275 x 200mm
Height x Width: 456 x 354mm
Signature/Inscription
G. B. Hetley, Signature, Handwritten
Metrosideros florida, Inscription, Handwritten
Classification terms
Subject date
1870-1890
Credit line
gifted by the Misses Hetley
Other number(s)
48/4/72, 34168
Accession number
48/4/72

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