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Rare Meissen Covered Box/Small Tureen in the Form of a Cabbage

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Elder Flower Water bottle from the Askew Pharmacy Collection. A mild astringent and gentle stimulant, was used in our great-grandmother’s day to keep her skin fair and free from blemishes. #Houston #history

Use of a desktop scanner to translate a living plant into a digital specimen. Creating virtual natural history collections is an activity well-suited for elementary school science classrooms, for children old enough to use computers, or as a novel way to create nature art to hang on your walls

love the modern starkness of the scientific botanical illustration. Waratah, Telopea speciosissima Port Jackson Painter Watercolour, c1788 - 1797, © Natural History Museum Watling collection. The Waratah has been the official floral emblem of New South Wales since 1962.