Botanical Discovery in New Zealand: The Visiting Botanists
The portraits of Banks, Solander, and Forster (pages 20 and 33) are from Dr Cockayne's collection in the Dominion Museum; the illustration of kowhai on page 22 is taken from the Dominion Museum set of the engravings prepared from the drawings made by Bank's draughtsmen (see page 30); those on pages 29 and 31 were specially photographed for this bulletin. All of these are reproduced by courtesy of the Dominion Museum.
The portraits of d'Urville and Hooker (pages 39 and 43) were obtained, from the Turnbull Library. The illustrations on pages 22 (flax), and 34 are from the original plates to Cook's Second Voyage (A Voyage towards the South Pole, and Round the World. Performed in His Majesty's Ships the Resolution and Adventure, In the years 1772, 1773, 1774, and 1775. Written by James Cook, Commander of the Resolution); those on pages 23, 24, 25, 28, 35, and 37 and on the back of the cover are from the Turnbull Library set of the engravings prepared from the drawings made by Banks' draughtsmen; that on page 36 is from Forster's Characteres Generum Plantarum; those on pages 40 and 41 are from the Atlas Botanique of the Voyage de l'Astrolabe; and those on pages 45 and 46 are from Hooker's Flora Novae Zelandiae. All of these are reproduced by courtesy of the Alexander Turnbull Library.
The illustration on the outside back cover is that of pohutukawa (Metrosideros excelsa).