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Esmond Hurworth ATKINSON  (1888-1941):

Born Wellington, 1888, grandson of painter and politician J.C. Richmond and nephew of painter D.K. Richmond. Atkinson was a self-taught artist. He studied botany and worked for the Department of Agriculture in the Dominion Museum (1928-32), Wellington, as the official artist. His watercolours were reproduced in single plates for New Zealand Flowers and Fruits, 1958.

He exhibited with the New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts from 1906, the Centennial Exhibition, and was represented in
NAG (National Art Gallery) and the Hocken Library.

References:
New Zealand Flowers, Atkinson, Esmond
Artist and Botanist, The Life and Work of Esmond Atkinson, Moore, John L. (ed), illustrated by Atkinson.

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Maoriland Native Flower Series

Issued c 1909 ?

 

Colour photo-lithograph postcards. Reproduced from watercolours by Esmond Atkinson.
Card size: 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches (14 x 8.8 cm).

 

LINK to LARGER IMAGES x ROW:

ROW 1:
(Ngaio, Kowhai-ngutu-Kaka, Manaka)
ROW 2:
(Kowhai, Houhere, Aka, Akiraho)
ROW 3:
(Koramiko, Ngutu)

 

Series Postcard titles:

  • Ngaio, Myoporum loctum
  • Pohutakawa, Metrosideros excelsus
  • Kowhai-ngutu-Kaka, Clianthis puniceus
  • Manuka, Septospermum scoparium
  • Kowhai, Sophora Tetraptera
  • Houhere, Hoheria populnes
  • Aka, White Rata, Metrosideros scandens
  • Akiraho, Olearia fosteri
  • Koramiko, Veronica Salicifolia
  • Ngutu, Clematis Puniceus
Atkinson Postcard, Ngaio, Myoporum loctum, -- LINK to larger image

Price: $40.00 USD
(Includes shipping)

Atkinson postcard, Kowhai-ngutu-Kaka, Clianthis puniceus, -- LINK to larger image

Price: $40.00 USD
(Includes shipping)

Atkinson postcard, Manaka, Septospermum scoparium, -- LINK to larger image

Price: $40.00 USD
(Includes shipping)

Atkinson postcard, Kowhai, Sophora Tetraptera, -- LINK to larger image

Price: $40.00 USD
(Includes shipping)

Atkinson postcard, Houhere, Hoheria populnes, -- LINK to larger image

Price: $40.00 USD
(Includes shipping)

Atkinson postcard, Aka, White Rata, Metrosideros scandens, -- LINK to larger image

Price: $40.00 USD
(Includes shipping)

Atkinson postcard, Akiraho, Olearia fosteri, -- LINK to larger image

Price: $40.00 USD
(Includes shipping)

Atkinson postcard, Koramiko, Veronica Salicifolia, -- LINK to larger image

Price: $40.00 USD
(Includes shipping)

Atkinson postcard, Ngutu, Clematis Puniceus, -- LINK to larger image

Price: $40.00 USD
(Includes shipping)