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Botanical beauties from the past

Botanical beauties from the past

In the days before high-resolution colour photography, natural scientists had to be able to draw. Or hire someone else who was accomplished in the artistic craft and willing to work in tandem with the scientist. Beautiful and meticulously ¬†detailed, today botanical illustrations from the 19th century have an aesthetic and historical value. ¬†And it turns out … Continue Reading ››