Dracophyllum squarrosum and Clematis indivisa

Production date
Circa 1880
Current rights
Public Domain

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About this object
Watercolour on paper depicting the plant Dracophyllum squarrosum also known as Dracophyllum sinclairii or gumland grass tree.

The first plant has tufts of narrow grass-like green and burgundy leaves. Each branch has clusters of small white and pink flowers at the base of the central tuft.

The second plant has one long curved plant stalk entangled with various shades of green leaves and vines. On the back of the work are the words: Clematis indivisa puawhananga. This may refer to the second plant in the painting.

Unsigned. Undated.
Place made
Production technique
Measurements
Height x Width: 237 x 205mm
Height x Width: 458 x 353mm
Signature/Inscription for web
On the back of the work are the words: Clematis indivisa Puawhananga., Inscription
Classification terms
Subject date
1870-1890
Current rights
Credit line
gifted by the Misses Hetley
Other number(s)
48/4/14, 34235
Accession number
48/4/14

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