Margaret Stones

Australia

1920 to 2018

Margaret Stones AM MBE was a botanical illustrator who produced watercolour works for Curtis's Botanical Magazine, where she produced more than 400 watercolour paintings. She was also commissioned to create a set of postage stamps for Australia and six watercolours for Louisiana State University, a project that soon expanded and produced more than 200 drawings. She was awarded a silver Veitch Memorial Medal in 1976 and a gold Veitch Memorial Medal in 1985 by the Royal Horticultural Society. She died in December 2018, at the age of 98.

Works by Margaret Stones in the collection