Author:Mary Philadelphia Merrifield

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Mary Philadelphia Merrifield
(1804–1889)
writer on art and algologist
Mary Philadelphia Merrifield

Works[edit]

  • The art of fresco painting, as practised by the old Italian and Spanish masters, with a preliminary inquiry into the nature of the colours used in fresco painting, with observation and notes, London (1846) (IA)
  • Original treatises, dating from the XIIth to XVIIIth centuries, on the arts of painting, London (1849) (external scans (multiple parts): 1, 2)
  • Practical directions for portrait painting in water-colours, London (1851) (IA)
  • Dress as a fine art. With suggestions on children's dress, Boston (1854) (IA)
  • A sketch of the natural history of Brighton and its vicinity, Brighton (1864) Google Books
  • Handbook of light and shade, with especial reference to model drawing, London (1880) (IA)

Articles in Nature[edit]

  • Arctic Marine Vegetation, in Nature, 12 (20 May 1875) (IA)
  • GULF-WEED, in Nature, 18 (31 October 1878) (IA)
  • On Monostroma, a Genus of Algae, in Nature, 26 (20 July 1882) (IA)
  • Dr. L. Rabenhorst's Krytogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Oesterreich, und der Schweiz, in Nature, 27 (22 February 1883) (IA)
  • Algae, in Nature, 28 (19 July 1883) (IA)
  • Snow and Ice Flora, in Nature, 28 (26 July 1883) (IA)
  • Algae, in Nature, 29 (07 February 1884) (IA)
  • The Classification of Algae, in Nature, 36 (04 August 1887) (IA)
  • Recent Works on Algae, in Nature, 39 (10 January 1889) (IA)


Works by this author published before January 1, 1925 are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.