Sunday, January 12, 2014

Shapes


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