Kew’s Forgotten Queen
Arts, Science Documentary hosted by Emilia Fox, published by BBC in 2016 – English narration
Within Kew Gardens stands an extraordinary gallery, celebrating the work of one of the most prolific botanical artists of the Victorian age. At a time when women barely left their parlour rooms, Marianne North’s globe-trotting exploits defied convention as she travelled alone at the height of the British Empire. From Borneo and Brazil, to Japan, South Africa, Australia and India, she fearlessly navigated the world twice over in her pursuit of capturing every living plant on canvas.
Emilia Fox tells the story of how this Victorian rebel changed the face of botanical research, propelling her to the top of a male-dominated world of science and exploration, gaining the admiration of Charles Darwin and even Queen Victoria. Retracing Marianne’s footsteps and her passion for the natural world, Emilia revisits the awe-inspiring locations of some of her greatest experiences.
With exclusive access to Kew Gardens and Marianne’s wealth of personal memoirs, letters and paintings, this is a tantalizing tale of a visionary who rejected marriage and social convention for a pioneering life of conservation and adventure. Her artistic legacy remains as mesmerising today as it was in 1882 when her gallery opened at Kew Gardens.
It’s TVC release already posted in our site few hours ago
here is it’s HD release
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Published on: Sep 27, 2016 @ 14:37
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Published on: Sep 28, 2016 @ 05:55