William Keble Martin
(1877 - 1969)
William Keble Martin was active/lived in England. William Martin is known for Botanical illustration.
Biography William Keble Martin
The Rev. William Keble Martin (9 July 1877, Radley – 26 November 1969, Woodbury) was a British botanist and botanical illustrator, known for his Concise British Flora in Colour.
The Concise British Flora was published in May 1965 when the author was 88. The book was the result of sixty years’ meticulous fieldwork and exquisite painting skills, and became an immediate best-seller. He completed over 1,400 paintings in colour and many black and white drawings before the book was finally published.
Keble Martin was the grandson of Dr George Moberly, headmaster of Winchester and later Bishop of Salisbury. He was brother to architect Arthur Campbell Martin (1875-1963) and was also connected to John Ke