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Vibrant Treasures: Botanical Illustrations from the 16th to 20th Centuries: Additional Resources

This guide provides more information about the plant-centric illustrations, herbals and books displayed in the exhibit in the MSU Libraries Special Collections Department Reading Room, March-May, 2011.

Websites with Information

Botanical Art: a reading list, from the Australian National Botanic Gardens.

Women and Botany in 18th and Early 19th-Century England, by Agnes Widder, Michigan state University Libraries

Botanical Illustration Book List - The following selected materials are in the collection of the Elisabeth C. Miller Horticulture Library, Seattle, Washington.

Scientific Illustration by Subject: Botanical/Botany

Other online exhibits

Numerous online exhibits from the Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation.

The Art of Botanical Illustration highlights selections from the University of Delaware's Special Collections which show the development of botanical illustration from early printed books to the present day. 

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