Musa Dacca (banana)

Charlotte Hardcastle, Artist

This is one of the watercolours in our collection. It was made in 1850s-1860s. The place where it was made is unknown.
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Object Detail

538 x 360mm (21 3/16 x 14 3/16")
watercolour and pencil on paper
Botanical drawing of a fruiting banana palm. The fruit and flower are in colour while the palm leaves are black and white.
Credit Line
Collection of the Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui
Collection Type
Permanent collection