Elizabeth Conabere

Acclaimed botanical artist
3-6-1929 - 29-10-2009

Elizabeth Conabere, a famous Australian botanical artist has died at her home in Mansfield at the age of 80.

She was best known for her illustrations in Wildflowers of South-Eastern Australia and also her book An Australian Countrywoman's Diary which she wrote and illustrated. She also illustrated a number of stamps for Australia Post including this one depicting Eucalyptus ficifolia issued on November 17, 1982.

Further details in this article in the Melbourne Age.