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  • Ang Dunn

    Diamond python, Morelia spilota - a great idea for a tattoo.

  • Sharon Derry

    Gottfried Honegger - Diamond Python (c. 1788) snake, python, vintage illustration, zoological illustration

  • Sarah Kamalsky

    Kundalini snake idea - Diamond Python, Port Jackson Painter collection, Natural History Museum, London

  • Cherill Watkins

    Joseph Banks, watercolour and ink, c1788 - 1798, © Natural History Museum Port Jackson Painter collection This striking depiction of a snake formed part of Sir Joseph Banks’ personal collection of First Fleet art, donated to the British Museum in 1827.

  • Melissa Stocks

    Diamond python, a scientific illustration by Gottfried Honegger, ca 1788.

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