Biographical entry Macleay, Fanny (1793 - 1836)
- 9 November 1793
- 8 August 1836
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
- Botanical artist and Naturalist
- Alternative Names
- Macleay, Frances Leonora (Birth name)
Fanny Macleay, daughter of noted naturalist Alexander Macleay and sister of entomologist William Macleay, was a collector and illustrator of botanical and entomological specimens.
She worked for many years as assistant to her father and was in constant correspondence with her brother on scientific matters.
- Life event - Alexander Macleay accepts appointment of colonial secretary, family emigrated to Australia
Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions
- McCarthy, Gavan; Morgan, Helen; Smith, Ailie; van den Bosch, Alan, Where are the Women in Australian Science?, Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, 2003, http://www.austehc.unimelb.edu.au/wisa/wisa.html. Details
- Hooker, Claire, Irresistible Forces: Australian Women in Science, Melbourne University Press, Carlton, 2004, 215 pp. Details
Created: 30 January 2012, Last modified: 3 October 2012