National Geographic : 2000 Sep
BEHIND THE SCENES The Garden of Eaton Artist with an eye for flowers S he has been able to put the very soul of the plants into her paintings," a con temporary wrote of illustrator Mary Eaton. Between 1915 and 1925 the Society published some 245 full-color reproductions of Eaton's botanical watercolors for the bargain price of $12.50 apiece. Forty-five of the paint ings arrived in 1921 along with this note (inset). Leaf through more of Eaton's flowering career in the book The Art of National Geographic. NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC * SEPTEMBER 2000 rE.Lnz..