Australian botanical illustratorDied when: 91 years 111 days (1095 months)
Star Sign: Pisces
Olive Muriel Pink (17 March 1884 – 6 July 1975) was an Australian botanical illustrator, anthropologist, gardener, and activist for Aboriginal rights.Pink spent much of her life agitating and being a passionate advocate for improved rights and conditions for Australia's Indigenous people.
She never married, having lost a 'very dear friend' Harold Southern, a fellow artist who was killed at Gallipoli in 1915.
In her later years, Pink concentrated on botanical pursuits and established the currently named Olive Pink Botanic Garden in Alice Springs.
This content was extracted from Wikipedia and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License