Sydney Living Museums celebrate 200 years of the Royal Botanic Garden

25 Oct 2016 8:55 AM | Anonymous

Featuring a collection of original wild flowers paintings from the 1890s, this exhibition highlights the partnership of amateur artist Gertrude Lovegrove and botanical collector William Bäuerlen. Set within the context of botanical illustration and collection in the late 19th century, the show reveals their ambitions and ultimately unsuccessful endeavour to produce a multi-part publication called The Wild Flowers of New South Wales.

Location: Museum of Sydney

Transport info: Public transport recommended. Museum of Sydney is one block from Circular Quay which is serviced by trains, buses and ferries.

Price: Free with Museum of Sydney entry.

Dates: 13 August - 20 November 2016