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Eurasian hobby.
John Gerrard Keulemans, from Coloured figures of the birds of the British Islands vol. 1, by Thomas Littleton Powys (Lord Lilford), London, 1885.
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Feb 6, 2014 / 194 notes

Eurasian hobby.

John Gerrard Keulemans, from Coloured figures of the birds of the British Islands vol. 1, by Thomas Littleton Powys (Lord Lilford), London, 1885.

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Natural history of the animal kingdom  : in three parts, comprising I. Mammalia : II. Birds : Part III. Reptiles, amphibia, fishes, insects, worms, molluscs, zoophytes, on Flickr.
Via Flickr: ByKirby, W. F. (William Forsell), 1844-1912  Mearns, Edgar Alexander, 1856-1916  Schubert, Gotthilf Heinrich von, 1780-1860  Publication info Brighton :E. & J.B. Young and Co.,1889 BHL Collections: Smithsonian Libraries
Feb 6, 2014 / 171 notes

Natural history of the animal kingdom  : in three parts, comprising I. Mammalia : II. Birds : Part III. Reptiles, amphibia, fishes, insects, worms, molluscs, zoophytes, on Flickr.

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ByKirby, W. F. (William Forsell), 1844-1912 
Mearns, Edgar Alexander, 1856-1916 
Schubert, Gotthilf Heinrich von, 1780-1860 
Publication info Brighton :E. & J.B. Young and Co.,1889
BHL Collections:
Smithsonian Libraries

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heaveninawildflower:

Papilio Ligea (1804-1806) by James Sowerby (1757-1822) taken from   ‘The British Miscellany’
NYPL Digital gallery
Feb 5, 2014 / 40 notes

heaveninawildflower:

Papilio Ligea (1804-1806) by James Sowerby (1757-1822) taken from   ‘The British Miscellany’

NYPL Digital gallery

Foxglove illustration by P.J. Redoute taken from  ‘La botanique de J.J. Rousseau’ (1805).
Missouri Botanical Garden
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Feb 4, 2014 / 150 notes

Foxglove illustration by P.J. Redoute taken from  ‘La botanique de J.J. Rousseau’ (1805).

Missouri Botanical Garden

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awkwardsituationist:

the roly loft in wallonia belgium, built by bruno erpicum, has a living room enclosed solely in thick glass, making for great sunday reading on a wintery afternoon.

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Feb 4, 2014 / 457 notes

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I’ve stayed in the cottage behind the lifeboat station in Sennen Cove several times over the last few years, it’s a beautiful place.
Feb 4, 2014 / 861 notes

I’ve stayed in the cottage behind the lifeboat station in Sennen Cove several times over the last few years, it’s a beautiful place.

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Hawthorn taken from ‘Florae Austriacae’ by Nicolai Josephi Jacquin. (1773).
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Feb 4, 2014 / 59 notes

Hawthorn taken from ‘Florae Austriacae’ by Nicolai Josephi Jacquin. (1773).

https://archive.org/stream/mobot31753000660685#page/n429/mode/2up

Wonderful shots of the Outer Hebrides.
FAO: adialogue
Doff of cap to: anenormousdormouse
Feb 3, 2014 / 37 notes

Wonderful shots of the Outer Hebrides.

FAO: adialogue

Doff of cap to: anenormousdormouse