Dowden, Anne Ophelia Todd

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DOWDEN, Anne Ophelia Todd

DOWDEN, Anne Ophelia Todd. American, b. 1907. Genres: Botany, Natural history. Career: Head of Art Dept., Manhattanville College, New York, 1932-53; Drapery and wallpaper design, 1934-52; Freelance botanical artist and author, 1952-. Publications: The Little Hill, 1961; Look at a Flower, 1963; The Secret Life of the Flowers, 1964; Roses, 1965; Wild Green Things in the City: A Book of Weeds, 1972; The Blossom on the Bough: A Book of Trees, 1975; State Flowers, 1978; This Noble Harvest: A Chronicle of Herbs, 1979; From Flower to Fruit, 1984; The Clover and the Bee: A Book of Pollination, 1990; Poisons in Our Path: Plants that Harm and Heal, 1993. Researched and designed books on plants and flowers. Address: 350 Ponca Pl, Boulder, CO 80303, U.S.A.