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Inspired by Kew

16 August 2014 to 1 February 2015

Visit the Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical Art to see the paintings that inspired Dr Sherwood's world famous collection.

Event details: 
Open everyday except for Mondays
Venue: 

Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical Art

Price: 

Included with entry to the Gardens

Painting of Laelia tenebrosa

Pandora Sellar's Laelia tenebrosa

Dr Sherwood’s passion for botanical art and her connection to Kew started at the age of 13 after her first visit to the Herbarium. Paintings that inspired her collection will be on display in the gallery from 16 August 2014. 

Pandora Sellar’s Laelia tenebrosa, the first botanical watercolour that Dr. Sherwood bought from Kew Gardens Gallery in 1990 will be on display alongside other works purchased from Kew and from some of the artists she sought out on her travels around the world.

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