Sunday, January 12, 2014


Nature Printed Seaweed by Henry Bradbury 1859 from here

Hand-coloured plate from Dr. L Feuchtwanger’s A Popular Treatise on Gems, in Reference to Their Scientific Value

Otto Kunzli

From Ferns: British and exotic, London, Groombridge and Sons, 1856 - 60

Henry Bradbury | Schizymenia edulis | The Nature-Printed British Sea-Weeds (1859)

Moroccan rug

Corals, patterned stones, fossils, ivory from David Freedberg’s The Eye of the Lynx: Galileo, His Friends, and the Beginnings of Modern Natural History

From here