With their collecting boxes, notebooks and paintbrushes, Harriet and Helena Scott entered the masculine world of science and became two of 19th-century Australia’s most prominent natural history illustrators
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What Scott family papers are held in the Archives?
On display from the Archives for the first time in 100 years!
A selection of written work by the Scott family.
Watch fascinating digital stories here.
Learn more about this pioneering family.
The Scott family lived on Ash Island in the Hunter Valley River for almost 20 years.
Discover the specimens behind the paintings.
Scott Sisters Watercolours
Helena Scott's botanical collection
Ash Island today
Scott Sisters: Other scientific illustrations
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