Flockton, Margaret

Botanical illustrator and artist who was considered a gifted artist and lithographer.

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Born
Essex, England
1861
Arrived Sydney
1880
Died
Sydney
12 Aug 1953
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1901 - 1927
1904
1912

Margaret Flockton at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney

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2014

Margaret Flockton made an enormous contribution to early Australian botanical illustration and taxonomy in her role as the first botanical illustrator at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney. Flockton is finally being given the lasting credit due to her, joining the ranks of other acclaimed, first illustrators such as Marianne of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew