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Pressed Plant The Art of Botanical Specimens, Nature Prints, and Sun Prints

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ISBN-10: 1556709366

ISBN-13: 9781556709364

Edition: 1999

Authors: Andrea DiNoto, David Winter

List price: $29.95
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In an engaging interpretation of the colourful history of plant collection, the authors trace its progress from a hazardous natural science during 18th century explorations to a Victorian fad and a keen pursuit amongst today's enthusiasts.
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Stewart, Tabori & Chang
Publication date: 10/18/1999
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 160
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.980
Language: English

Preface: The Collection
Introduction: Botanical Art, From Jurassic Lilies to Sun Pictures
The Plant Collected
Botanical Specimens
The Plant's Impression
Nature Prints
Sun Pictures
Afterword: The Persistence of Botany: Real Plants in Contemporary Art
Collecting And Preserving Plant Specimens
A Nineteenth-Century Guide to Pressing and Mounting Seaweeds
Nature-printing guidelines and materials sources
Herbarium collections and botanical gardens