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Thomas Selby

The complimenting portraits of Mr Thomas Selby and his wife Charlotte Emily Steel commemorate a lifelong friendship with the artist, Samuel Cousins. In their younger years, Mr Selby and Cousins...

Saddleback

The saddleback, like the huia and kokako, is a member of the wattle bird family - these are the only birds in this family in the world and they are/were...

Black foot paua

Abalone are also known as paua. Three species occur naturally in New Zealand; black foot paua or rainbow abalone (Haliotis iris), yellowfoot paua (Haliotis australis) and white foot paua (Haliotis...

Seal on chain

Gilt metal seal on chain, the seal itself is probably carved from a stone called carnelian which was popular during the 18th century. Seals were often carved with the coat...

Kokako

This adult male kokako was collected in October 1884 in the Casewell Sound, possibly by A Reisshart. RAMM purchased it from Gerrard and Sons. The south Island species is now...

White-banded swallow

Male white-banded swallow collected on the Carimang River 9 July 1885. Willoughby P Lowe Esq. bought the study skin from Gerrard’s collection for the museum....

Bag

This bag is made of white silk satin and is decorated with applied green beetle wings. During the later part of the 19th century, there was a fashion for trimmings...

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