Turning the Book Wheel
A tumblr of semi-random stuff from the stacks of the Smithsonian Libraries
25 of December, 2013

From top:

Loblolly Pine, Engelmann Spruce, Whitebark Pine, Winterberry, from North American wild flowers by Mary Vaux Walcott.

Mistletoe, Ivy from Renaissance Herbals.

Pointsettia from our Galaxy of Images.

Snowflakes from Wiliam Scoresby’s des Jungern Tagebuch einer resie auf den Wallfischfang (1822).


Posted 3 months ago
Tags:  #christmas  #pointsettia  #illustrations  #book illustrations  #botanical illustrations  #renaissance  #snowflakes  #ivy  #pine  #spruce  #winterberry  #walcott  #mistletoe

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