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Kate Furbish, botanist

Coburn, Louise Helen

Kate Furbish, botanist

an appreciation

by Coburn, Louise Helen

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Published by s.n. in [s.l .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Furbish, Kate, 1834-

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Louise Helen Coburn.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQK31.F8 C6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[3] p., [6] leaves of plates :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6686684M
    LC Control Number26003315
    OCLC/WorldCa20465848

      +Catherine “Kate” Furbish, b. 19 May in Exeter NH (also recorded in Brunswick, Cumberland Co., Maine) artist and botanist 2. John Furbish, b. 20 June in Brunswick, Cumberland Co ME, died 8 August in Brunswick Maine; m. 25 Nov to Marie Louise Day, dau of Lorenzo & Mary Louise (Hopkins) Day. She b. 12 Aug Talk:Catherine Furbish Jump to The article is very thorough and successfully discusses many different aspects of Kate Furbish's life and work. Citation and external link make it easy for the readers to understand the source and pursue further research on their own. Instead Furbish chose to become a botanist in her own right, and never.

    From to , artist and botanist Kate Furbish traveled Maine, collecting, classifying, and illustrating the native flora of her state. Plants and Flowers of Maine: Kate Furbish’s Watercolors, a new two-volume set produced by Bowdoin College Library and Rowman & Littlefield publishers and in collaboration with Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, faithfully reproduces some 1, . Rebecca Goodale: "This book is a seasonal narrative about Maine's last grassland which is managed by controlled burnings to protect explores the intersection of my project with the botanical drawings of Kate Furbish." including the eminent American botanist Asa Gray. In , Furbish also helped to found the Josselyn Botanical Society.

    Plants and Flowers of Maine Kate Furbish's Watercolors (Book): Furbish, Kate: Celebrating the life and work of botanist Kate Furbish, Rowman and Littlefield is pleased to partner with the Bowdoin College Library to publish the first ever catalog of Furbish's artwork. In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, in a field dominated by her male counterparts, Kate . COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle .


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Kate Furbish, botanist by Coburn, Louise Helen Download PDF EPUB FB2

Catherine Furbish, byname Kate Furbish, (bornExeter, N.H., U.S.—died Dec. 6,Brunswick, Maine), American botanist, who devoted her lifelong energies to documenting and making drawings of the flora of Maine, enriching both scientific knowledge and numerous botanical collections with her legacy.

Kate Furbish () was a notable botanical illustrator; the bulk of Furbish's life's work--collecting, classifying, and drawing the flora of Maine--was done between and The collection includes sixteen bound volumes of Furbish's sketches and watercolors of flora, entitled "Maine Flora," loose artwork, journals, correspondence.

Plants and Flowers of Maine: Kate Furbish's Watercolors presents nearly 1, of Furbish’s color paintings, all printed full size. This large format, two-volume set is a treat for the eyes and an almanac of Kate Furbish rich variety of plant life to be found in Maine.5/5(2).

I wish I’d read Wildflowers of Maine by Kate Furbish many years ago. Of course, that would have been impossible, because the book was published in by Downeast Books. I love to walk in the woods and enjoy the flowers and trees, but I can only identify a 5/5(2).

In the 19th century there weren’t many women who would happily stride into the middle of a bog or travel to remote countryside to collect a rare wildflower. But Kate Furbish, a botanist from Brunswick, Maine, was “not easily dissuaded from her work,” Kat Stefko said, whether she was dealing with difficult terrain or prevailing gender norms.

A 19th-century Brunswick botanist gets her due with book of flora paintings. Kate Furbish was an intrepid collector and artist who was ahead of her time. By the s, Kate Furbish had earned the respect and admiration of many well-known botanists including the eminent American botanist Asa Gray.

InKate helped to found the Josselyn Botanical Society of Maine and served as its president from The Bowdoin College Library has recently partnered with Jed Lyons ’74, president and CEO of Rowman & Littlefield, to publish, for the first-time, a complete two-volume edition of illustrations of Maine’s flowering plants and conifers by Kate Furbish, a botanist from Brunswick.

Wildflowers of Maine presents a selection of the color paintings, of pioneering botanist Kate Furbish. Including some of the more prominent flowers to be found in Maine, plus a few rarities, this delightful gift formatted edition is a treat for the senses and a testament to Kate Brand: Down East Books.

From toartist and botanist Kate Furbish traveled Maine, collecting, classifying, and illustrating the native flora of her state. "Plants and Flowers of. The Bowdoin College Library has recently partnered with Jed Lyons ’74, president and CEO of Rowman & Littlefield, to publish, for the first-time, a complete two-volume edition of illustrations of Maine’s flowering plants and conifers by Kate Furbish, a botanist from Brunswick.

"Kate Furbish and the Flora of Maine acquaints a wide audience for the first time with the life and watercolors of a remarkable nineteenth-century artist and botanist."--BOOK JACKET.

"Kate Furbish and other amateur botanists have contributed greatly to. Plants and Flowers of Maine book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

Celebrating the life and work of botanist Kate Furbish, Rowman /5. My first stop was a noon lecture at the Bowdoin Museum of Art, and its subject was Brunswick’s Kate Furbish, botanist, illustrator and painter of plants, namesake also of the town’s largest.

In the 19th century there weren't many women who would happily stride into the middle of a bog or travel to remote countryside to collect a rare wildflower.

Plants and Flowers of Maine: Kate Furbish's Watercolors presents nearly 1, of Furbish’s color paintings, all printed full size. This large format, two-volume set is a treat for the eyes and an almanac of the rich variety of plant life to be found in Maine.

Profile of pioneering botanist Kate Furbish, who, in the s, undertook to document all the plants growing in Maine. Self-taught in both science and painting, Furbish created scientifically accurate, yet artistic, watercolors of the plants.

Inat the age of seventy-four, she assembled her 1, watercolors into fourteen volumes and donated them to Bowdoin : Ellen MacDonald Ward. Plants and Flowers of Maine: Kate Furbish's Watercolors presents nearly 1, of Furbish’s color paintings, all printed full size.

This large format, two-volume set is a treat for the eyes and an almanac of the rich variety of plant life to be found in Maine/5(2). Kate Furbish and the Flora of Maine book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Kate Furbish and the Flora of Maine acquaints a wide a /5. Plants and Flowers of Maine | Celebrating the life and work of botanist Kate Furbish, Rowman and Littlefield is pleased to partner with the Bowdoin College Library to publish the first ever catalog of Furbish's artwork.

In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, in a field dominated by her male counterparts, Kate Furbish made a name for herself traveling the length and breadth of. Her work gained the respect of the eminent botanist Asa Gray. You can read a little more about her here, and I also highly recommend the book Kate Furbish and the Flora of Maine, by Ada Graham, to anyone interested in learning more about her!

😊 Anyway, her botanical art collection is now in the archives of the Hawthorne Longfellow Library at. From toartist and botanist Kate Furbish traveled Maine, collecting, classifying, and illustrating the native flora of her state. Plants and Flowers of Maine: Kate Furbish’s Watercolors, a new two-volume set produced by Bowdoin College Library and Rowman & Littlefield publishers and in collaboration with Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, faithfully.

Plant Pressing: Doing as Botanist Kate Furbish Did Archives Octo by Rebecca Goldfine A botanist recently visited Bowdoin’s Hatch Library to show students and staff how to collect and press plant specimens for an herbarium, which is a collection of preserved plants used for scientific study.