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View Resource Botanical Arts & Artists: About Elizabeth Blackwell (1707-1758)

Between the years 1737 and 1739, Elizabeth Blackwell published A Curious Herbal: a series intended to help physicians and apothecaries identify plants and herbs that could be used for medicinal purposes. Blackwell not only illustrated all of the plants featured in A Curious Herbal, but she also engraved and hand-colored all of her illustrations. Blackwell was one of the first botanical artists to...

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View Resource Botanical Art & Artists

Throughout the history of botany, scientific illustration has been an essential component of cataloging and studying the world's plants. Botanical Art & Artists offers visitors an in-depth compendium of resources and information on botanical art and illustration that casual enthusiasts, aspiring artists, and academic botanists all can appreciate. This well-organized, comprehensive website includes...

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