Veronica speciosa

Maker
Hetley, Georgina Burne
Production date
Circa 1880
Current rights
Public Domain
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Object detail

About this object
Watercolour on paper depicting the plant Veronica speciosa also known as napuka and purple hebe.

The flowering stems have multiple buds and are purple. The leaves are a mixture of light and dark green. In the bottom right corner there are four small detailed examples of purple flowering buds.

Written on the back is: Hebe in northern parts of North Island. Flowering in spring.

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Production date
Circa 1880
Production place
Production technique
Measurements
Height x Width: 318 x 217mm
Height x Width: 458 x 357mm
Signature/Inscription
G.B. Hetley, Signature, Handwritten
Veronica speciosa, Inscription, Handwritten
Classification terms
Subject date
1870-1890
Credit line
gifted by the Misses Hetley
Other number(s)
48/4/4, 34300
Accession number
48/4/4

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