How Artists Use Flowers To Convey Meaning
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How Artists Use Flowers To Convey Meaning

Flowers have inspired artists throughout history; from ancient Roman frescoes to Monet's water lilies, many of the world's most revered artists have decorated their works with colourful blooms. The botanical world has an endless variety of flowers – each with unique colour schemes, shapes and sizes that make them incredibly versatile subject matter for any artist. They are captivating symbols of life and beauty, and some flowers have additional symbolic meanings.
Greek Mythology in Art: Scenes That Have Inspired Artists (Part II)
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Greek Mythology in Art: Scenes That Have Inspired Artists (Part II)

Many Greek and Roman mythology characters have been depicted in art throughout the ages, and these characters often hold great significance in ancient and modern cultures. Some of these figures are more well-known than others, but all offer a fascinating glimpse into the fantastic and magical world of mythology
11 Amazing Creatures With Superpowers
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11 Amazing Creatures With Superpowers

This blog post will focus on ten creatures with extraordinary superpowers; read on to find out the animals who are indestructible, invisible or immortal!
How Lithography Created A New Way Of Printing
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How Lithography Created A New Way Of Printing

The lithographic printing press was invented in the 1790s by Johann Alois Senefelder, how does it work, how did it change the lives of people at the time, and what are some of the famous artists who use this process? Read on to find out!
The Rainforest Ecosystem: What is the Climate and Structure of a Rainforest?
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The Rainforest Ecosystem: What is the Climate and Structure of a Rainforest?

The rainforest is one of the most fascinating ecosystems on Earth. It is a hot, moist environment home to an incredible diversity of plants and animals.The climate of a rainforest can vary depending on the location and the time of year. This blog post will focus on the rainforest ecosystem and explore some of its key components and exhibit several beautiful vintage illustrations of rainforest inhabitants and plants.
Find Out How Your Bones Grow And Discover Amazing Facts About Your Skeleton
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Find Out How Your Bones Grow And Discover Amazing Facts About Your Skeleton

This blog post will help you discover the intricate framework of the human skeleton and learn about the fascinating growth process of bones. Find out how forensic science helped solve a famous mystery, and how that same technique is used today to fight crime. Plus, we've collected ten amazing facts about the human skeleton, read on to find out more! 
A Deep Dive Into The Fascinating World Of Sea Creatures
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A Deep Dive Into The Fascinating World Of Sea Creatures

Dive into the depths of the ocean and learn about some of its most fascinating inhabitants - anglerfish, dolphins and whales.
Amazing Facts About The Hippopotamus, Rhinoceros And Bison
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Amazing Facts About The Hippopotamus, Rhinoceros And Bison

Our new release, the Animal Reference book, is out now! It is a unique collection of rare 18th and 19th-century engraving and etchings. Illustrations from our new book have inspired today's blog post about hippopotamus, rhinoceros and bison.
Incredible facts about orangutans, gorillas and chimpanzees
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Incredible facts about orangutans, gorillas and chimpanzees

We're almost finished working on our upcoming book, a pictorial archive of animals. We cannot wait to show you the stunning illustrations we've restored. This week's blog features a superb selection of primate images and facts about three wonderful species, orangutans, gorillas and chimpanzees.