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  • Opal Cintron-Heese

    carrots really used to be purple but orange inside :: botanical illustrations_ I love illustrations that have the broken down parts...i want to draw like this. :)

  • Mieke van der Merwe

    vintage fruit :)

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Centauria (Bachelor's button) tab iv by Walter Hood Fitch (Glasgow, 1817–1892). Handcoloured engraving. Fitch produced some 10,000 drawings for various publications, including 2,700 illustrations for Curtis's Botanical Magazine

Poster by Toshiki Ohashi-Keisuke Konishi (illustration) for the collected works of Jean Genet, which appeared in Graphis Annual 1969/70

botanicals Fritillaria (Crown Imperial) and Fumaria. They used to combine more than one plant on a page to save space.

#flowershop “Summer set lip to earth’s bosom bare, And left the flushed print in a poppy there. ~Francis Thompson, “The Poppy,” 1891”

William Curtis (1746 – 1799) His series of wild flowers would be charming framed and hung as wall art.

Peonies by Pierre Joseph Redout, 1835. When I have my library, which I am allowed to decorate any way I want to (as Jeff is his media room), I want this type of biological/Audobon-style prints.

Botanical Illustration from National Museum Cardiff. This image shows the carnivorous plant Saracenia catesbaei, an unpublished illustration by Gillian Griffiths. The collection of over 7,000 botanical prints and drawings held at Amgueddfa Cymru shines light on the the human tales which lie behind the history of botanical discovery.

:: n136_w1150 by BioDivLibrary, via Flickr ::

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