WIN Smithsonian: Victorian Rebel: Marianne North
Over 800 paintings of flora from around the world decorate the walls of the Marianne North Gallery of Londonís Kew Royal Botanical Gardens, each one a testament to the extraordinary life of the woman who painted them.
In the late 1800s, Marianne North traveled to the far corners of the world in search of exotic botanical life, paintbrush in hand.
Her artistry and vision impressed top scientists and her rebellious spirit continues to inspire women to this day.
Join us as we celebrate the life and adventures of this gifted Victorian trailblazer.
If you would like to win a copy of this intriguing new DVD, just answer this easy question about Marianne North: A pitcher plant she painted was unknown to science at the time she painted it. When botanists saw it, the painting caused great excitement. The species was named Nepenthes northiana in her honor; but on which island in Southeast Asia did she originally paint it?!
Send us your answers and if you are correct you will be in the running to win one of these new DVDs! Just send us an e:mail here before November 30th, 2021 with your answer and the subject title CONTEST: VICTORIAN REBEL DVDs to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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