workman:

isis0isis:
Plate 055 by Hopkins Rare Books, Manuscripts, & Archives on Flickr.
Pattern Plates for the Mineral Conchology of Great Britain, Between 1810-1845 Location: The John Work Garrett Library Call No.: QL 425.G7 S69 1812 FOLIO Original archival hand colored pattern plates for James Sowerby’s”Mineral conchology of Great Britain, or, Coloured figures and descriptions of those remains of testaceous animals, or shells which have been preserved at various times, and depths in the earth.” This work was published over a 34 year period (1812-1846). The final parts were produced by his son James De Carle, with the help of George Brettingham. When complete, the published work contained 650 colored plates, each with a letter-press description, in seven volumes Copper plate engravings in black printing ink, hand colored with watercolor, with iron gall ink and graphite inscriptions.

workman:

isis0isis:

Plate 055 by Hopkins Rare Books, Manuscripts, & Archives on Flickr.

Pattern Plates for the Mineral Conchology of Great Britain, Between 1810-1845

Location: The John Work Garrett Library
Call No.: QL 425.G7 S69 1812 FOLIO

Original archival hand colored pattern plates for James Sowerby’s”Mineral conchology of Great Britain, or, Coloured figures and descriptions of those remains of testaceous animals, or shells which have been preserved at various times, and depths in the earth.” This work was published over a 34 year period (1812-1846). The final parts were produced by his son James De Carle, with the help of George Brettingham. When complete, the published work contained 650 colored plates, each with a letter-press description, in seven volumes

Copper plate engravings in black printing ink, hand colored with watercolor, with iron gall ink and graphite inscriptions.

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mephistophelia:


Albrecht Dürer, The Temptation of the Idler, or The Dream of the Doctor (detail), ca. 1498, engraving.

mephistophelia:

Albrecht Dürer, The Temptation of the Idler, or The Dream of the Doctor (detail), ca. 1498, engraving.

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wasbella102:

By Eunice Kim

wasbella102:

By Eunice Kim

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biitumen:

whiskers   x

biitumen:

whiskers   x

(Source: mizisham)

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lifeinthelittlenest:

preludeoft

lifeinthelittlenest:

preludeoft

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efedra:

Omar Galliani

efedra:

Omar Galliani

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Teaching Cancer to Cry

(Source: hakmeetstak)

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newyorker:

In memory of Maya Angelou, who died today at the age of 86, a look at a slide show of her life in photographs: http://nyr.kr/1pylkYU
Angelou, date unknown. Photograph by Chester Higgins Jr./Getty.

newyorker:

In memory of Maya Angelou, who died today at the age of 86, a look at a slide show of her life in photographs: http://nyr.kr/1pylkYU

Angelou, date unknown. Photograph by Chester Higgins Jr./Getty.

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arsvitaest:

New Moon
Author: Isaac Brodsky (Russian, 1884–1939)Date: 1912Medium: Oil on canvas
Thanks to poboh

arsvitaest:

New Moon

Author: Isaac Brodsky (Russian, 18841939)
Date: 1912
Medium:
Oil on canvas

Thanks to poboh

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katie-scott:

Blackbird detail. 
Project coming soon!! 

katie-scott:

Blackbird detail. 

Project coming soon!! 

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iseo58:

Mandala of Auspicious Mantras

iseo58:

Mandala of Auspicious Mantras

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anthrop:

Spore Print Mark Oliver Adams

anthrop:

Spore Print Mark Oliver Adams

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workman:

morganlinforth:
Fly Agaric spore print by Morgan Linforth
This one came out almost perfectly except for the few places that lifted away when I took the mushroom off the paper. 

workman:

morganlinforth:

Fly Agaric spore print by Morgan Linforth

This one came out almost perfectly except for the few places that lifted away when I took the mushroom off the paper. 

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paperimages:


Toshiyuki Enoki

paperimages:

Toshiyuki Enoki

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