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(The Greytown Gallery)

101 Main Street
Post Office Box 146
Greytown, 5742
Wairarapa
New Zealand

Telephone 0064 6 304 8080 narena@nzbirds.com

The Botanical Magazine or Flower Garden Displayed remains the most important of all the small botanicals in the print world and has also become an authorative taxonomical series. First published in London in 1787 by William Curtis. New Zealand plants have featured in the magazine since 1791. The first NZ plants illustratd were Kowhai, Sophora tetraptera, seeds of which were collected during Captain Cook's first voyage, and Poroporo, Solanum laciniatum. A total of some 135 New Zealand indigenous plants appeared in the Botanical magazine.

Curtis, Kowhai, Sophora tetraptera

$140.00 USD
(includes shipping)

Kowhai,  Sophora tetraptera;   No 167, (Volume 5, 1791)

Price: US$140.00 (includes shipping costs)


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Original hand-colored copper-plate engraving

Artist:  Sydenham Edwards

Print size: 9 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches (24.2 x 14.5 cm) approximately.
Condition: Excellent, with some age toning, please see larger image.
Text: accompanied by text.

Curtis, Bladder Hibiscus

$105.00 USD
(includes shipping)

Bladder Hibiscus,  Hibiscus Trionum;   No 209, (Volume 6, 1792)

Price: US$105.00 (includes shipping costs)


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Original hand-colored copper-plate engraving

Print size: 9 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches (23 x 13 cm).
Condition: Very good, please see larger image.
Text: text is included.

Curtis, Solanum laciniatum, poroporo

$120.00 USD
(includes shipping)

Solanum laciniatum, poroporo;   No 349, (Volume 10, 1796)

Price: US$120.00 (includes shipping costs)


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Original hand-colored copper-plate engraving

Artist:  Sydenham Edwards.

Print size: 9 3/4 x 5 7/8 inches (24.7 x 15 cm).
Condition: Excellent, with some age toning, please see larger image.
Text: accompanied by text.

Curtis, Narrow-leaved Bossiaea

$115.00 USD
(includes shipping)

 

Narrow-leaved Bossiaea,  Diadelphia decandria;   No. 1144,
(Volume 35, 1812)

Price: US$115.00 (includes shipping costs)


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Hand coloured engraving

Artist:  Sydenham Edwards

Print size: 9 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches (23 x 13 cm) approximately.
Condition: Excellent, some light foxing along the top of the image, please see larger photo.
Text: Accompanied by text.

Curtis, Kowhai, Edwardsia microphylla

$140.00 USD
(includes shipping)

 

Kowhai,  Edwardsia microphylla;   No. 1442, (Volume 35, 1812)

Price: US$140.00 (includes shipping costs)


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Hand coloured engraving

Artist:  S. Curtis.

Print size: 9 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches (23 x 13 cm) approximately.
Condition: Very good with some age toning and faint bleeding from the text page, please see larger image.
Text: accompanied by text.

Curtis, Rengarenga, rock lily, Arthropodium cirratum

$180.00 USD
(includes shipping)

 

Rengarenga, rock lily,  Arthropodium cirratumo;   No. 2350,
(Volume 49,1822)

Price: US$180.00 (includes shipping costs)


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Hand coloured engraving

Artist:  S. Curtis.

Print size: double folding plate, 9 x 12 inches (22 x 32 cm) approximately.
Condition: Good, with extensive age toning, please see larger image.
Text: accompanied by text.

Curtis, Passion flower, Monodelphia pentandria

$95.00 USD
(includes shipping)

Passion flower,  Monodelphia pentandria;   No. 2354, (Volume 50, 1822)

Price: US$95.00 (includes shipping costs)


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Hand coloured engraving

Artist:  J. Sowerby.

Print size: 9 1/4 x 5 3/4 inches (23.5 x 14.5 cm) approximately.
Condition: Excellent, please see larger image.
Text: accompanied by text

Curtis, Paper Mulberry Tree, Broussonetia papyrifera

$115.00 USD
(includes shipping)

 

Paper Mulberry Tree,  Broussonetia papyrifera;   No. 2358,
(Volume 50, 1822)

Price: US$115.00 (includes shipping costs)


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Hand coloured engraving

Artist:  J. Curtis.

Print size: 9 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches (23 x 13 cm) approximately.
Condition: Excellent, please see larger image.
Text: accompanied by text.

Curtis, New Zealand Spinach, Tetragonia expansa

$115.00 USD
(includes shipping)

 

New Zealand Spinach,  Tetragonia expansa;   No. 2362,
(Volume 50, 1822)

Price: US$115.00 (includes shipping costs)


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Hand coloured engraving

Artist:  J. Curtis.

Print size: 9 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches (23 x 13 cm) approximately.
Condition: Excellent, please see larger image.
Text: Accompanied by text.

Curtis, Limonia parvifora

$100.00 USD
(includes shipping)

 

Limonia parvifora;   No. 2416, (Volume 50, 1822)

Price: US$100.00 (includes shipping costs)


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Hand coloured engraving

Artist:  J. Curtis.

Print size: 9 1/8 x 5 3/8 inches (23 x 13.6 cm).
Condition: Very good, with some faint bleeding of text from facing page, please see larger image.
Text: Accompanied by text.

Curtis, Tutu, Coriaria sarmentosa

$115.00 USD
(includes shipping)

Tutu,  Coriaria sarmentosa;   No. 2470, (Volume 51, 1824)

Price: US$115.00 (includes shipping costs)


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Hand coloured engraving

Artist:  J. Curtis.

Print size: 5 1/2 x 9 inches (14 x 22.5 cm) approximately.
Condition: Very good with some age toning, please see larger image.
Text: Accompanied by text.

Curtis, Whau

$225.00 USD
(includes shipping)

 

Whau,  Entelea arborescens;   No. 2480, (Volume 51,1824)

Price: US$225.00 (includes shipping costs)


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Hand coloured engraving

Artist:  J. Curtis.

Print size: double folding plate, 9 1/2 x 12 1/4 inches (24 x 31 cm) approximately.
Condition: Good with some age toning and some bleeding from facing page, please see larger image.
Text: Accompanied by text.


Curtis, Maori Onion

$115.00 USD
(includes shipping)

Maori Onion,  Gnaphalium involucratum;   No. 2582, (Volume 52, 1825)

Price: US$115.00 (includes shipping costs)


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Hand coloured engraving

Artist:  J. Curtis.

Print size: 5 7/8 x 9 1/4 inches (15 x 23.5 cm).
Condition: Very good, please see larger image.
Text: Accompanied by text.

Curtis, Tooth-leaved hymenanthera

$140.00 USD
(includes shipping)

 

Tooth-leaved hymenanthera,  Hymenanthera dentata;   No. 3163,
(Volume 59,1832)

Price: US$140.00 (includes shipping costs)


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Hand coloured engraving

Artist:  W.J. Hooker.

Print size: 5 7/8 x 9 1/2 inches (15 x 24.5cm) approximately.
Condition: Very good with some age toning, please see larger image.
Text: Accompanied by text.