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50 Plants Precious to Man

These four pages are from a 1930’s encyclopedia. From a botany standpoint, they’ve got the basics covered; fruit, flowers, leaves, seeds, and roots. They are quite scientific! But what I really like about them, is how artfully they are arranged, … Continue reading

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Trendy Beetles

I’ve been on Tumblr a lot lately, mostly posting images to draw people to my Etsy shop where I’ve been selling digital images for a few years. It hasn’t really increased sales yet, but I don’t mind because I am … Continue reading

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Ernst Haeckel, Kunstformen der Natur.

While searching for scientific illustrations on Tumblr I noticed many were credited to the Biodiversity Heritage Library.  I went there and discovered it is a website where research libraries from all over the world scan in books so that others … Continue reading

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