In 1934, Edith Coleman celebrated the opening of the new National Herbarium of Victoria with an article for The Argusnewspaper. Edith hoped that the ‘handsome, dignified exterior of the building will encourage a better acquaintance with its contents’ as more than just ‘a vegetable mortuary, in which, in paper cerements, thousands of flowers that once brightened the earth and scented the summer air lay awaiting inevitable decay.
|Number of pages||15|
|Journal||Unlikely: Journal for Creative Arts|
|Publication status||Published - 2018|
- collecting connections
- connecting connections
- National Herbarium of Victoria
- The Argus newspaper