Mount Cook Lily

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Alexander Turnbull Library: Ranunculus lyallii – Mount Cook lily. Shows large blooms of ranunculus lyallii in foreground, in front of inset landscape of Mitre Peak, surrounded by another alpine flower apparently of the celmesia family. Accompanied by typescript page of textual commentary. Numbered “1” in pencil on both illustration and text. Recto – top centre: (In pencil): 1. Ref: E-001-q-002

Further Description (Fredrika Van Elburg): Painting of Mount Cook lily, mainly green and white, with an inset in pencil of a mountain scene, the shape of the peaks reminiscent of Mitre Peak. The page numbered 1 at the top.

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