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Edna Margaret WALLING

Born: 4/12/1896

Died: 8/08/1973

Special Achievements:

1918 - First female landscape gardener.


  • References

    Nugent, Maria.  (2002).  Women’s Employment and Professionalism in Australia:  Histories, Themes and Places.  Canberra, ACT:  Australia Heritage Commission, p. 80.
    “The house was designed by Muriel Stott, an early woman architect working in Melbourne in the 1920s.  It is also associated with Edna Walling, landscape designer.”

  • References

    Shepherd, Jane.  (1988, Winter).  Early Women Landscape Architects:  Olive Mellor and Emily Gibson.  Transition, 61-63.