Abundant Beauty: The Adventurous Travels of Marianne North, Botanical Artist

Abundant Beauty: The Adventurous Travels of Marianne North, Botanical Artist

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A delightful and informative trek across the globe by a witty, intelligent, and courageous Victorian artist and adventurer. In 1871, at age 41, Marianne North, an artist with a keen interest in botany, decided to travel the world on a quest to paint as many plants and flowers as she could find in their natural habitat. Encouraged by scientific friends such as Charles Darwin, North travelled by boat, train, mule, and palanquin and on foot to every continent except… (more)

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Publisher: Douglas & McIntyre (May 01, 2010)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 224 pages

File size: 483 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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