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Lilian Marguerite Medland

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Name  Lilian Medland

Died  1955
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Lilian Marguerite Medland (29 May 1880 – 16 December 1955) was a nurse and illustrator of books on birds. She produced paintings to illustrate Gregory Mathews' books on Australian birds. She also illustrated the plates for her husband Tom Iredale's books Birds of Paradise and Bower Birds (1950) and Birds of New Guinea (1956).

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Biography

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Lilian Marguerite Medland was born on 29 May 1880 in London, England. She trained as a nurse at Guy's Hospital in London. In her late twenties, Medland became almost completely deaf as a result of an attack of diphtheria.

Medland moved to Sydney, Australia in 1923, the same year she married Tom Iredale.

Career

In 1925 Medland painted a series bird for the Australian Museum. The series of thirty species of birds was published as postcards.

She illustrated a variety of books and articles, including plates for her husband’s books.

Works

  • The Birds Of The British Isles Volumes I – V (London, 1906)
  • Birds of Paradise and Bower Birds (Melbourne, 1950)
  • Birds of New Guinea (Melbourne, 1956)
  • References

    Lilian Marguerite Medland Wikipedia


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