Vintage Free Natural History School Emile Deyrolle Posters

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These are a collection of fabulous late 19th century French natural history educational Deyrolle Posters. I love the old school educational charts that used to hang on the walls in the classrooms.  I’ve already shared the stunning educational geography posters of Yaggy.  Here, I’ve curated some of the amazing natural[Read more]

Stunning Free Vintage Dragonfly Drawings – Pictureboxblue

I have curated a collection of wonderful copyright free dragonfly drawings and illustrations from very old insect identification books.  Some of these illustrations may be of closely related damselflies, where the insect has not been identified I have assumed they were dragonflies because they look like dragonflies.  However, they could[Read more]

Free Animal Posters From Illustrated Larousse Dictionaries

This is a collection of vintage Animal posters from one of two famous French illustrated Larousse Dictionaries: Nouveau Larousse illustré : Dictionnaire Universel Encyclopédique and  Le Larousse pour tous. Both were published in France between 1898-1924. Many of the wonderful zoological illustrations were by French naturalist painter Adolphe Millot. I have[Read more]

Free Amazing Insect Art Prints Of Joris Hoefnagel

This is a collection of the incredibly beautiful antique insect art by Joris Hoefnagel. Joris Hoefnagel (1542-1601) was a famous 16th century Flemish artist and merchant. He was particularly well known for his illustrations of natural history subjects, topographical views, illustrations and mythological works. As an artist he was self-taught. Hoefnagel painted[Read more]