Royal Philatelic Society of New Zealand Inc.

1895 Pictorial Design Competition Essays

Artist A, page 2.

All designs on thin card, and watercolour unless noted.


A15


A16


A17

1/2d blue
27x34mm
Cabbage tree
(cordyline australis)

 

1d green
27x34mm
Toi-toi (native grass)

2d slate-purple
27x34mm
Nikau palm


A18


A19


A20

3d claret
27x34mm
Flax

4d carmine
27x34mm
Native pigeon(?), bullrushes

5d deep brown
27x34mm
Tui (Parson bird)

 


A21


A22


6d lemon, grey
27x34mm
Kiwi

8d deep reddish-purple, black-lilac
27x34mm
Huia


A23


A25


A24

1/- grey-black (pencil)
28x35mm
White Heron (Kotuku)

2/- grey-black (pencil)
33x54mm
Maori ancestor figure, flanked by spear and club

1/- black
28x35mm
Tree fern (punga)

 


                                       A26


2/- yellowish-green
54x34mm
Mountain range flanked by toi-toi, tree fern, flax and nikau palm (clockwise from top left)

 


                                     A27


5/- carmine-lake
54x34mm
Mt. Egmont (?)
flanked by native birds