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Images collected from the sources in the Biodiversity Heritage Library
Floratheca a database of botanical illustration, from the archives of the Botanical Garden, University of Warsaw. The database includes photographs, prints, drawings and newspaper clippings that have been digitized and developed in the framework of "Digital Heritage" National Audiovisual Institute.
Find images published on the web organized by nations. Try searching for vegetation coverage or apples. Image Atlas investigates cultural differences and similarities by indexing top image results for given search terms across local engines throughout the world. Visitors can refine or expand their comparisons from the 57 countries currently available, and sort by Gross Domestic Product (GDP) or alphabetical order.
A searchable database of 12 million historical copyright-free images. The photos and drawings are sourced from more than 600 million library book pages scanned in by the Internet Archive organisation.
Documents fruit and nut varieties developed by growers or introduced by USDA plant explorers around the turn of the 20th century with 7,584 watercolor paintings, lithographs and line drawings, including 3,807 images of apples, illustrating specimens originating in 29 countries and 51 states and territories in the U.S.
The Biodiversity Library Exhibition (BLE) is a virtual exhibition focused on disseminating natural history content (literature, illustrations and images) and knowledge to the broader public via curated collections centred around a variety of themes. BLE also creates interconnections between portals/archives which provide content under public domain or variable CC licenses.
Botanische Wandtafeln, or, Botanical Wallcharts, show anatomical and morphological details of plants. The Harvard Botany Libraries and Archives own several incomplete sets of Botanische Wandtafeln, among them charts by Leopold Kny, Alios Pokorny, Engleder, Hartinger and Schlitzberger.
The facsimiles presented here incorporate beautiful drawings (including colour lithographs) of many type specimens as well as early observations of sexual reproduction.
Over 175,000 scientific research articles and more than 20,000 paintings, photographs, drawings, and other images.
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