Browse Entries

Use Trove to find more resources by/about this Biographical entry

  • Trove

Exhibitions

  • Where are the Women in Australian Science?

Biographical entry Ashby, Alison Marjorie (1901 - 1987)

Born
1901
South Australia, Australia
Died
1987
Occupation
Botanical artist and Botanical collector

Summary

Alison Ashby, the daughter of Edwin Ashby of the Wittunga garden, Adelaide, painted water colours of many hundreds of Australian flowers.

Details

Painted water colours of many hundreds of Australian flowers. The originals are now housed in the South Australian State Herbarium and more than 200 have been published as postcards.

Archival resources

Private hands (Robertson, E.L.)

  • Alison Marjorie Ashby - Records, 1901 - 1987; Private hands (Robertson, E.L.). Details

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Book Sections

Journal Articles

  • Corrick, M. G., 'Alison M. Ashby, 1975. Australian Natural History Medallionist', Victorian Naturalist, vol. 93, no. 3, 1976, pp. 95-97. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.