Ellis Rowan Ellis Rowan i(A46931 works by) (birth name: Marian Ellis Ryan) (a.k.a. Marian Ellis Rowan; Mrs F. C. Rowan; Mrs Rowan)
Born: Established: 30 Jul 1848 Melbourne, Victoria, ; Died: Ceased: 4 Oct 1922 Macedon, Gisborne - Woodend area, Sunbury - Kyneton area, Melbourne, Victoria,
Gender: Female
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Ellis Rowan was one of Australia's most talented natural history artists, specialising in flowers and birds. Rowan grew up in Victoria, but her working environments also included Western Australia, Queensland and New Guinea.

Rowan was the aunt of Maie Casey and Joice Nankivell Loch (qq.v.).

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  • Rowan's year of birth has been erroneously listed as 1858 in Miller, Australian Literature from its Beginnings to 1935 (1940).
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