Mary Delany

Mary Delany (1700-1788) was an artist and writer during the Victorian period. Between the age of 72 and 82 she created 985 detailed botanical illustrations constructed from cut paper.

via: The Womens Room

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2 Responses to Mary Delany

  1. LJGates says:

    She created 985, not 1000! Check your facts. The Paper Garden by Molly Peacock.
    Mrs. Delany and Her Flowers by her great, great,great,great,great, great niece,
    and The British Museum.

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