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What a Wilderness it has Been!


What a wilderness it has been! is a survey of all the flowers in the wild garden at Shandy Hall during June and July 2021. Referencing vintage botanical drawings found on the internet, line drawings of each of the flowers recorded have been created and layered on top of one another to create a garland, through which each flower can be seen in full. Coloured dots depicting the hues of the flowers adorn the petals.


Commissioned from the artist, 2021.

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Carolyn Thompson

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