Marianne North: A Very Intrepid Painter

Marianne North: A Very Intrepid Painter

by Michelle Payne

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781842464304
Publisher: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Publication date: 03/15/2011
Pages: 96
Product dimensions: 9.40(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Michelle Payne holds an MA in twentieth-century literature awarded by Goldsmiths College, University of London. She is a production editor at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Table of Contents

Part 1: The Marianne North Story
The life of Marianne North
Artistic development
Marianne’s specimens
Part 2: The Travels
North America
Jamaica
Theme: Economic crops
Brazil
Tenerife
Theme: Essential palms
Japan
Singapore
Theme: Fantastic fruits
Borneo
Java
Sri Lanka
Theme: Sacred plants
India
Theme: Medicinal plants
Australia
New Zealand
Theme: Useful plants
South Africa
Seychelles
Chile
Jamaica: Then and now
Sri Lanka: Then and now
Protecting Marianne’s plants
Part 3: The Gallery
The Marianne North Gallery
Restoring the gallery
Conserving the paintings

Map: Marianne North in Kew Gardens

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