- 1848 - 1849
- White, Frederick John, active 1837-1848; Swainson, William, 1789-1855
A single mamaku or black tree-fern in a clearing, a copy of a lithograph by William Swainson probably of a Hutt Valley scene.
Other native forest watercolours by White are copied from the work of William Swainson. Compare copies of the same image by Janetta Cookson at A-048-047, with title [Fern tree]. Copied N. Z. 1853.
Inscriptions: Recto - bottom right - Fred. J. White [in red-brown brushpoint]. In the upper right corner is the number 65, inscribed by T. B. Collinson.
Quantity: 1 watercolour(s).
Physical Description: Watercolour & gouache on paper, 330 x 234 mm
Transfers: From Manuscripts & Archives - March 1993, from [MS 50].
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- 1 watercolour(s), Works of art, Watercolours, Watercolour & gouache on paper, 330 x 234 mm, Watermark: No watermarks on the paper.
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