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beautiful swiss stamps from the 40’s through 70’s. (source: brainpickings)

beautiful swiss stamps from the 40’s through 70’s. (source: brainpickings)

— 2 years ago with 11 notes
#art  #design  #illustration  #stamps  #switzerland  #swiss  #colorful 
rhamphotheca:

Antilopina (Antelopes), plate 100, Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
1: Four-horned Antelope 2: Black Wildebeest3: Sitatunga4: Pronghorn5: Waterbuck6: Sable Antelope7: Addax8: Greater Kudu9: Bushbuck
(right to left each row)

rhamphotheca:

Antilopina (Antelopes), plate 100, Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel

1: Four-horned Antelope 
2: Black Wildebeest
3: Sitatunga
4: Pronghorn
5: Waterbuck
6: Sable Antelope
7: Addax
8: Greater Kudu
9: Bushbuck

(right to left each row)

(via scientificillustration)

— 2 years ago with 244 notes
#illustration  #art  #science  #wildebeast  #antelope  #horns  #awesome  #black and white 
scientificillustration:

n570_w1150 by BioDivLibrary on Flickr.
1 Northern Giraffe
2 Northern Giraffe (three-horned variety)
3 Southern Giraffe

scientificillustration:

n570_w1150 by BioDivLibrary on Flickr.

1 Northern Giraffe

2 Northern Giraffe (three-horned variety)

3 Southern Giraffe

— 2 years ago with 110 notes
#art  #illustration  #giraffe  #heads  #spots 
dendroica:

n151_w1150 by BioDivLibrary on Flickr.
A monograph of the Nectariniidae, or, Family of sun-birds London :Published by the author,1876-1880.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/113608

dendroica:

n151_w1150 by BioDivLibrary on Flickr.

A monograph of the Nectariniidae, or, Family of sun-birds
London :Published by the author,1876-1880.
biodiversitylibrary.org/item/113608

(via scientificillustration)

— 2 years ago with 65 notes
#illustration  #science  #sun-bird  #nectariniidae  #ornithology  #colorful 
this illustration is absolutely beautiful.
heyoscarwilde:

In this world, shipmates, sin that pays its way can travel freely, and without a passport; whereas Virtue, if a pauper, is stopped at all frontiers.
Moby Dick illustrated by Maaike Verwijs :: via maaikeverwijs.com

this illustration is absolutely beautiful.

heyoscarwilde:

In this world, shipmates, sin that pays its way can travel freely, and without a passport; whereas Virtue, if a pauper, is stopped at all frontiers.

Moby Dick illustrated by Maaike Verwijs :: via maaikeverwijs.com

(via processrepeat)

— 2 years ago with 227 notes
#illustration  #maaike verwijs  #moby dick  #whale  #beautiful 
i love it when maps are supplemented with awesome information like this. 
sandmarg:

1922 Map of Fiji

i love it when maps are supplemented with awesome information like this. 

sandmarg:

1922 Map of Fiji

(via scientificillustration)

— 2 years ago with 97 notes
#maps  #fiji  #industry  #illustration