Hedycarya arborea, c.1885, Sarah Featon

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Hedycarya arborea, c.1885, Sarah Featon

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Description
Sarah Featon (1848-1927), accomplished New Zealand botanical artist, painted this watercolour of Hedycarya arborea (also know as porokaiwhiri or pigeon wood). Sarah and husband Edward Featon published New Zealand's first full-colour art book, The Art Album on New Zealand Flora, in 1889, Wellington, for which Sarah Featon created the artwork.

Watercolour.
Purchased 1919.
Created by Te Papa
Region Wellington
Licensed for ? Map, Wall,
Postcard No
Tags Sarah Featon native plant Porokaiwhiri pigeon wood watercolour orange leaf faded plant berry botanical art 1885


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