2006-11-22

Illustration: BibliOdyssey posts

"German naturalist Johann Christian Daniel von Schreber (1739-1810) trained as a physician and went and studied botany in Sweden under the great Carolus Linneaus."/"The absurd rendering of many of the animals comes about because the engravers/artists working on the project did not actually see the animals."/"And thankful we are too." - Indeed we are! Get links and more of the illustrations of "Die Saugthiere in Abbildungen" here: BibliOdyssey: The Concept of Mammals.


Engeneering manuscripts by "Mariano di Iacopo [Jacopo] (aka Mariano Taccola; and also referred to during his life as the 'Archimedes of Siena') (1381-?1453)" Go to BibliOdyssey: Engineering The Renaissance for the rest of Taccola's illustrations in engineering manuscript collection "De Ingeneis".

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