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Law-Smith, Joan (1919 - 1998)

Lady

Born
1919
Died
27 September 1998
Occupation
Botanical artist, Writer, Illustrator, Gardener and Horticulturalist

Summary

Joan Law-Smith was patron of the Australian Garden History Society (AGHS) from 1989 to 1998. Margaret Darling in her 'Tribute to Joan Law-Smith' in the society journal advises that Law-Smith designed the emblem for the AGHS. She was a botanical artist, a writer, an illustrator and a dedicated gardener and horticulturist with a good working knowledge of botany. Her books included: A Gardener's Diary, Gardens of the Mind, The Uncommon Garden, The Garden Within and a Desk Diary for 1999 - Bird and Flowers - which was published in conjunction with the National Trust (Victoria) Women's Committee.

Sources used to compile this entry: Darling, Margaret, 'Tribute to Joan Law-Smith', Australian Garden History, vol. 10, no. 3, p. 19.

Anne Heywood

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