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The Enlightenment

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Death of Constantine, The Enlightenment

Death of Constantine

1623-1625
Metamorphosis of a Caterpillar to a Butterfly, Maria Sibylla Merian

Metamorphosis of a Caterpillar to a Butterfly

Maria Sibylla Merian, 1679
Fiding of Moses, The Enlightenment

Fiding of Moses

1685-1689
Black Tegu Lizard, Maria Sibylla Merian

Black Tegu Lizard

Maria Sibylla Merian, 1700
Floral Wreath with Insects, Maria Sibylla Merian

Floral Wreath with Insects

Maria Sibylla Merian, 1700
Heron Encircled by a Snake, Maria Sibylla Merian

Heron Encircled by a Snake

Maria Sibylla Merian, 1700
Tulip, two Branches of Myrtle and two Shells, Maria Sibylla Merian

Tulip, two Branches of Myrtle and two Shells

Maria Sibylla Merian, 1700
Branch of Genipapo with Long-Horned Beetle, Maria Sibylla Merian

Branch of Genipapo with Long-Horned Beetle

Maria Sibylla Merian, 1702-1703
Branch of West Indian Cherry with Achilles Morpho Butterfly, Maria Sibylla Merian

Branch of West Indian Cherry with Achilles Morpho Butterfly

Maria Sibylla Merian, 1702-1703
Citron with Monkey Slug Moth and Harlequin Beetle, Maria Sibylla Merian

Citron with Monkey Slug Moth and Harlequin Beetle

Maria Sibylla Merian, 1702-1703
Tropical White Morning Glory with two beetles, Maria Sibylla Merian

Tropical White Morning Glory with two beetles

Maria Sibylla Merian, 1702-1703
Turk's Cap Lily, Maria Sibylla Merian

Turk's Cap Lily

Maria Sibylla Merian, 1705
The Alchemist, Joseph Wright of Derby

The Alchemist

Joseph Wright of Derby, 1771
American Flamingo, John James Audubon

American Flamingo

John James Audubon, 1827-1838
Arctic Tern, John James Audubon

Arctic Tern

John James Audubon, 1827-1838
Bonapartian Gull, John James Audubon

Bonapartian Gull

John James Audubon, 1827-1838
Iceland, or Jer Falcon, John James Audubon

Iceland, or Jer Falcon

John James Audubon, 1827-1838
Long-tailed, or Dusky Grous, John James Audubon

Long-tailed, or Dusky Grous

John James Audubon, 1827-1838
Puffin, John James Audubon

Puffin

John James Audubon, 1827-1838
Side View of the Skull of Toxodon, Charles Darwin

Side View of the Skull of Toxodon

Charles Darwin, 1838
Top View of the Skull of Toxodon, Charles Darwin

Top View of the Skull of Toxodon

Charles Darwin, 1838
Snowy Owl, John James Audubon

Snowy Owl

John James Audubon, 1827-1838
Summer Red Bird, John James Audubon

Summer Red Bird

John James Audubon, 1827-1838
Warbling Flycatcher, John James Audubon

Warbling Flycatcher

John James Audubon, 1827-1838
Contortions in Mica Slate, Whately, Massachusetts, Orra White Hitchcock

Contortions in Mica Slate, Whately, Massachusetts

Orra White Hitchcock, c. 1828-1840
Drawing of Strata, Christiania (Oslo), Norway, Orra White Hitchcock

Drawing of Strata, Christiania (Oslo), Norway

Orra White Hitchcock, c. 1828-1840
Nautilus Shell, Orra White Hitchcock

Nautilus Shell

Orra White Hitchcock, c. 1828-1840
Plesiosaurus Skeleton, Orra White Hitchcock

Plesiosaurus Skeleton

Orra White Hitchcock, c. 1828-1840
Slate, Devon, England, Orra White Hitchcock

Slate, Devon, England

Orra White Hitchcock, c. 1828-1840
Geological observations on South America — Plate 1, Charles Darwin

Geological observations on South America — Plate 1

Charles Darwin, 1846
Geological observations on South America — Plate 2, Charles Darwin

Geological observations on South America — Plate 2

Charles Darwin, 1846
Geological observations on South America — Plate 3, Charles Darwin

Geological observations on South America — Plate 3

Charles Darwin, 1846
Dictyota dichotoma (Forkweed), Anna Atkins

Dictyota dichotoma (Forkweed)

Anna Atkins, 1849-1850
Aspidium Lobatium, Anna Atkins

Aspidium Lobatium

Anna Atkins, 1853
Chordaria flagelliformis, Anna Atkins

Chordaria flagelliformis

Anna Atkins, 1853
Polypodium Phegopteris (Northern beech fern), Anna Atkins

Polypodium Phegopteris (Northern beech fern)

Anna Atkins, 1853
Papaver Orientale (Oriental poppy), Anna Atkins

Papaver Orientale (Oriental poppy)

Anna Atkins, 1852-1854
Crater of Vesuvius, James Nasmyth

Crater of Vesuvius

James Nasmyth, 1864
Plate 1. Baltimore Oriole, Genevieve & Virginia Jones

Plate 1. Baltimore Oriole

Genevieve & Virginia Jones, 1879-1886
Plate 2. Wood Thrush, Genevieve & Virginia Jones

Plate 2. Wood Thrush

Genevieve & Virginia Jones, 1879-1886
Plate 3. Black-Billed Cuckoo, Genevieve & Virginia Jones

Plate 3. Black-Billed Cuckoo

Genevieve & Virginia Jones, 1879-1886
Plate 4. Indigo Bird, Genevieve & Virginia Jones

Plate 4. Indigo Bird

Genevieve & Virginia Jones, 1879-1886
Plate 5. Red-Winged Blackbird, Genevieve & Virginia Jones

Plate 5. Red-Winged Blackbird

Genevieve & Virginia Jones, 1879-1886
Plate 6. Kingbird, Genevieve & Virginia Jones

Plate 6. Kingbird

Genevieve & Virginia Jones, 1879-1886
Plate 7. Crow Blackbird, Genevieve & Virginia Jones

Plate 7. Crow Blackbird

Genevieve & Virginia Jones, 1879-1886
Plate 8. Robin, Genevieve & Virginia Jones

Plate 8. Robin

Genevieve & Virginia Jones, 1879-1886
Plate 9. Loggerhead Shrike, Genevieve & Virginia Jones

Plate 9. Loggerhead Shrike

Genevieve & Virginia Jones, 1879-1886
Plate 10. Pewit Flycatcher, Genevieve & Virginia Jones

Plate 10. Pewit Flycatcher

Genevieve & Virginia Jones, 1879-1886
Plate 11. Great Carolina wren, Genevieve & Virginia Jones

Plate 11. Great Carolina wren

Genevieve & Virginia Jones, 1879-1886
Plate 12. Eastern Bluebird, Genevieve & Virginia Jones

Plate 12. Eastern Bluebird

Genevieve & Virginia Jones, 1879-1886
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Western Esoteric Art, Age of Exploration

Western Esoteric Art

The best truth is secret truth

1690-1947

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