King, Martha 1803?-1897 :The taua, a large forest-tree. Drawn by Miss King.  Day & Haghe. London, Smith, Elder 
- Branch of tawa, showing leaves, flowers and ripe black berries Accompanying text reads: This is one of the most common trees of the New Zealand forest. The wood is worthless for most purposes, but splits with great ease. The wild pigeons feed on the berries, which taste strongly of turpentine. The inside of the berry consists of a nut like that of an acorn, which forms equally good food for pigs. Other Titles - Tawa A close copy of Martha King's watercolour "Fruit of the Tawa" Ref. no. A-005-006 Quantity: 1 colour art print(s). Physical Description: Lithograph, hand-coloured 310 x 190 mm on sheet 350 x 544 mm
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- 1 colour art print(s), Works of art, Lithographs, Albums, Lithograph, hand-coloured 310 x 190 mm on sheet 350 x 544 mm, Orientation: Vertical image
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