Grevillea banksii, botanical print by Ferdinand Bauer. The original paint-by-numbers artist. He could not carry into the field the full range of colors he needed to depict flora with accuracy, so he put numbers of colors into his sketches.
Maori Manaia Pendants spiritual guardian - The mythological figure Manaia is a guardian with the head of a bird, human body and a fish tail. His body symbolizes heaven, earth and the sea and the balance between these elements. The bird is also thought to be a messenger or omen-carrier between man and the spirits.