Plaque to honour George Chippendale (1921-2010)

Botanist, Herbarium Curator, Author

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George spent much of his later life working on the eucalypts, and it is fitting that a memorial to him should be placed on the Gardens' Eucalypt Lawn.

On 6 June, 2010, a memorial service was held at the Gardens, where his wife Thelma unveiled a plaque in his memory.

Biography of George Chippendale

Photo of George Chippendale in April 2001.



Updated 26 October, 2010 by Murray Fagg (anbg-info@anbg.gov.au)