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N. C. Wyeth: Endpapers for a 1918 edition of Jules Verne’s Mysterious Island (1874). The book, a sequel to Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, recounts the adventures of five Union soldiers who escape their Confederate captors in a hot … Continue reading
Léon Bonvin: Landscape with Bird and Weeds (1864)
FREGILUPUS VARIA As long ago as 1674 a note about the “Huppe” exists, by “Le Sieur D.B.,” i.e., Dubois. He says, when describing the birds of Réunion (translated): “Hoopoes or ‘Callendres,’ having a white tuft on the head, the rest … Continue reading
The Common Crow (corvus brachyrhynchos); frontispiece of The Crow and Its Relation to Man (E. R. Kalmbach, 1918). When feeding on injurious insects, crustaceans, rodents, and carrion, and when dispersing seeds of beneficial plants, the crow is working largely for … Continue reading
Chief Henry Speck: Totem: Eagle (1960’s) (source)
Plates from Ernst Haeckel’s Kunstformen der Natur (1904): See more here.
stuntkid: The Birds (2012) (source)