Dendrobium cunninghamii

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 Dendrobium cunninghamii also known as lady's slipper orchid, winika, pekapeka, Christmas orchid and bamboo orchid.

There are two braches of the plant each with thin brown stems and long slender green leaves. Scattered throughout the leaves are white flowers. In the bottom left corner are two small detailed sketches of the flower buds.

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Production date
Circa 1880
Production place
Production technique
Measurements
Height x Width: 360 x 256mm
Height x Width: 458 x 357mm
Signature/Inscription
G.B. Hetley, Signature, Handwritten
Dendrobium cunninghamii, Inscription, Handwritten
Classification terms
Subject date
1870-1890
Caption
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 48/4/28
Credit line
gifted by the Misses Hetley
Other number(s)
48/4/28, 34233
Accession number
48/4/28

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