Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria
Born in Maryborough, Vic, on 12 August 1940;
Botanical illustrator, Technical Assistant.
Secondary education: Malvern Girls Secondary School, Vict.
Tertiary education: Burnely School of Horticulture, Swinbourne Tech (adult matriculation)
Dept Ag., Burnley 1958-61; Dept of Mines (Palaeontology) 1961-65
Forest Research Inst (FRI) Canberra 1965-68
CSIRO Forestry, Canberra 1980-83
Contributed illustration to G.A.M.Chippendale, Eucalyptus Buds and Fruits (1968) and the Flora of Australia Volume 19 (1988). She also did some illustrations for Rhizophoraceae, contributed by Alison McCusker in volume 22 of the Flora of Australia
Marjorie was a staff artist for CSIRO (based out at Forestry, Yarralumla), she did a lot of the general eucalypt illustrations for George Chippendale.
Later living in Victoria.
Source: H.Hewson Australia - 300 Years of Botanical Illustration (1999); Helen Thompson pers. com. email 1/3/2012