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Biographical entry Birkett, Rowena (1860 - 1915)

Born
1860
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Died
17 July 1915
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Occupation
Natural history artist

Summary

Rowena Birkett was an exceptionally talented illustrator. She illustrated many of Silvester Diggles works including the 325 plates in Ornithology.

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Edited Books

  • McKay, Judith (ed.), Brilliant Careers: Women Collectors and Illustrators in Queensland, Queensland Museum, Brisbane, 1997, 80 pp. Details

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