Story: Blackwell, Ellen Wright

Ellen Blackwell

Ellen Blackwell

While en route to New Zealand to visit her brothers at Pahi, north of Auckland, Ellen Blackwell met botanist Robert Laing and a friendship developed. They later produced a book, Plants of New Zealand, together, but Blackwell received little credit for the work.

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R. K. Dell. 'Blackwell, Ellen Wright', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1996. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 28 May 2023)