Dracophyllum squarrosum and Clematis indivisa

Maker
Hetley, Georgina Burne
Production date
Circa 1880
Current rights
Public Domain
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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.
Production date
Circa 1880
Production place
Production technique
Measurements
Height x Width: 237 x 205mm
Height x Width: 458 x 353mm
Signature/Inscription
On the back of the work are the words: Clematis indivisa Puawhananga., Inscription
Classification terms
Subject date
1870-1890
Caption
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 48/4/14
Credit line
gifted by the Misses Hetley
Other number(s)
48/4/14, 34235
Accession number
48/4/14

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