Single $2.70 'Karaka' gummed stamp.
The Art Album classified New Zealand’s flora scientifically, but also offered descriptions of how plants were used in everyday life by both Pākehā and Māori. Edward describes how Māori cultivated Corynocarpus laevigatus as a food, eating the fruits after a lengthy and complex process to remove their toxicity.
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|Date of issue:||5 May 2021|
|Number of stamps:||Four gummed|
|Denominations:||$1.40, $2.70, $3.50, $4.00|
|Designed and illustrated by:||Hannah Fortune, NZ Post, Wellington, New Zealand|
|Printer and process:||Southern Colour Print, New Zealand by lithography|
|Number of colours:||Four process colours plus metallic PMS silver and spot varnish|
|Stamp size and format:||30mm x 40mm (vertical)|
|Miniature sheet size and format:||80mm x 95mm (vertical)|
|Paper type:||Tullis Russell 106gsm red phosphor gummed stamp paper|
|Number of stamps per sheet:||25|
|Perforation gauge:||13.33 x 13.6|
|Special blocks:||Plate/imprint blocks may be obtained by purchasing at least six stamps from a sheet. Barcode blocks are available in A and B formats.|
|Period of sale:||Unless stocks are exhausted earlier, these stamps will remain on sale until 4 May 2022. First day covers will remain on sale until 30 June 2021.|