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Scientific illustration

Scientific illustration

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John James Audubon, zoological illustration.

Scirpus riparius, v. 4 - Favourite flowers of garden and greenhouse / - Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Artist: Schutt, Ellen Isham, 1873-1955 Scientific name: Citroncirus webberi Common name: citranges Variety: Citrange Geographic origin: Washington, D.C., United States Physical description: 1 art original : col. ; 17 x 26 cm. NAL note: Watercolor includes mock up for the Yearbook of Agriculture (1906) Specimen: 37437 Year: 1906 Notes on original: Citrus hybrid; #772 Date created: 1906-11-19


HandCrafted In Virginia EST. 1988

"Full page botanical painting of Galanthus (Snowdrop) on the right and a blue-flowering bulb, probably Ipheion on the left, with a botanist and a young man gathering plants on a mountain top."  From Dioscorides’ ‘De re medica’, by Pietro Andrea Mattioli, Physician of Siena, assembled and illustrated by Gherardo Cibo—ca. 1564-1584.

Curiosities & Design in the name of Wallpaper

Tractatus de Herbis (ca.1440).

Curiosities & Design in the name of Wallpaper

Image from page 340 of "The natural history of plants, their forms, growth, reproduction, and distribution;" (1902)

Plant Anatomy Charts

insect life

Codex Vindobonensis, Sempervivum tectorum

Vintage Animal Anatomy. Sea Turtle Skeleton.

Plate XXXII. Octopus. Nova acta physico-medica Academiae Caesareae Leopoldino-Carolinae Naturae Curiosorum. 1832.

Curiosities & Design in the name of Wallpaper

James Audubon: Great blue heron



Scientific Illustration -- "Long before X-rays were X-rays and daguerreotypes were de rigueur, academia had drawings. Simple, line-dominated dissections of fauna and flora; art meant more for learning than decoration."

The Caledonian Mining Expedition Company: Scientific Illustration

1932. "Nonsuch: land of water." - Biodiversity Heritage Library

Nonsuch: land of water, - Biodiversity Heritage Library

DaVinci sausage dog

Lily Of The Valley Tree Print By Pierre Joseph Redoute

Lily Of The Valley Tree Print By Pierre Joseph Redoute

Icones animalium quadrupedum uiuiparorum et ouiparorum : - Biodiversity Heritage Library

Louis van Houtte Flore des Serres 1858

Louis van Houtte Flore des Serres 1858

Shull, James Marion, 1872-1948 Vaccinium corymbosum Common name: blueberries