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Picture courtesy of Mary-Beth Laviolette
Untitled (Western Wood Lily)
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Digitized photographs of 260 Annora Brown paintings in the Glenbow Museum (wild flowers, Blackfoot culture & art, landscapes in the Oldman and Waterton River drainage area) can be viewed at:
Mountain Shooting Star 58.45.23 - Collection of Glenbow
Used with permission of Annora Brown Estate
Date: Circa late 1950s
Medium: Watercolour and casein on paper
Source: Courtesy of Arctos & Bird, Banff, Alberta

Once abundant, Annora Brown had a special concern for this member of the Lily family. Through Toronto art instructor Robert Holmes, she had learned of the disappearance of native plants in Ontario, and had similar fears for this popular flower once found all over the West.

Used with permission of Annora Brown Estate