Flora McCallica (stab ed)


Collage of orphan photos from a set dated 1958  found in Lisbon flea market and  a 1920s herbarium (Herbarium Britannicum) discarded by London Kew Gardens.  An evocation of Mary Delany, inventor of botanical collage (Flora Delanica 1772-1782) and Annie McCall founder of the Maternity Hospital (1889-1970) where Stockwell Studios and msdm were based until 2013.
Published on the occasion of  Unbound at Herbert Read Gallery October 20 – November 9, 2017, More about the exhibition  here

Flora McCallica by paula roush
32 pages
38 x 26 cm approx.
with folded colophon 16x 18 cm
laser printed black & white
corona offset 120 gsm
hand-bound, japanese stab binding with kangxi corners
hand-stencilled lettering on title page
collage and design: paula roush
source: found photo foundation
edition of 32 released 2017
numbered and signed
msdm publications