Sarah Featon

NZ Botanical artist Sarah Featon (1848-1927) illustrated the “Art Album of New Zealand Flora” published in 1888, the plates illustrated by Featon and the text written by her husband Edward. Reputedly created to counter the belief among botanists that there were no flowers on New Zealand native plants this book was the first full colour book to be actually printed in New Zealand. 

Te Papa Store Collection of exclusive fine art prints, reproductions are drawn from the Te Papa Collections. Each print is formatted to best represent the works. Each print is sampled and colour tested alongside the original. Te Papa Photography have re-photographed works that may not have been photographed over the last 10 years to ensure Te Papa store has the latest up to date digital files for printing.

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