Official Guide to the Marianne North Gallery [facsimile of 1914 6th edition]

Official Guide to the Marianne North Gallery [facsimile of 1914 6th edition]

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Official Guide to the Marianne North Gallery [facsimile of 1914 6th edition]

Facsimile edition of 1914 edition of this guide to the Marianne North Gallery at Kew describes all of the paintings hanging in the gallery, in the positions she allocated for them in 1882.

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Marianne North, an unmarried middle-aged Victorian lady of comfortable means, set off in 1871 on her first expedition to make a pictorial record of the tropical and exotic plants of the world.

Marianne produced more than 800 paintings which are housed in a special gallery at Kew. This facsimile of the 1914 edition of the Marianne North guide book describes all of the paintings hanging in her gallery, in the positions she allocated for them in 1882.

Additional Info

Additional Info

  1. Author: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  2. 208pp. 192 x 130mm. Map of world, indicating Marianne North's travels (NB. The guide is not otherwise illustrated)
  3. ISBN 9781842464243
  4. Kew Publishing, 2009

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