A delicate art: artists, wildflowers and native plants of the West

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Includes information on Mary Morris Vaux Walcott, wife of fourth Smithsonian Secretary, Charles Doolittle Walcott, who painted wildflowers and explored the Canadian Rockies.


  • Walcott, Charles D (Charles Doolittle) 1850-1927
  • Walcott, Mary Vaux 1860-1940


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  • Women
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Number of pages: 159; Page numbers: 1-159

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