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.
Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical Art
Included with entry to the Gardens
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.