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Rosa Gallica, from an album (Vol. 1781 Collage of coloured papers, with bodycolour and watercolour, on black ink backg. Botanical Drawings, Botanical Prints, Photoshop Pics, Paper Artwork, Collage Artists, Plant Illustration, British Museum, Art Inspo, New Art

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Collection online showcases more than four million of the Museum's objects. From Indigenous clothing and Mexican skulls to necklaces made of dolphin teeth, this is one of the most extensive online museum databases in the world.

Solanum Bonariense (Petandria Monogynia) (collage of colored papers with bodycolor and watercolor, on black ink background) Mary Delany Background Drawing, Plant Drawing, Paper Artwork, Nature Illustration, Collage Artists, Art Pages, Botanical Prints, Illustrations, New Art

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Hibiscus Rosa Sinensis, from an album (Vol. 1777 Collage of coloured papers, with bodycolour and watercolour, on black ink background Paper Flower Art, Paper Flowers, Botanical Drawings, Botanical Prints, Hibiscus Rosa Sinensis, Paper Artwork, Nature Illustration, Collage Artists, Fauna

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Explore the British Museum collection and journey through two million years of human history.

 1780 Collage of coloured papers, with bodycolour and watercolour, on black ink background © The Trustees of the British Museum Nature Illustration, Botanical Illustration, Botanical Drawings, Botanical Prints, Artist Sketchbook, Flower Graphic, Plant Design, British Museum, Geraniums

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Collection online showcases more than four million of the Museum's objects. From Indigenous clothing and Mexican skulls to necklaces made of dolphin teeth, this is one of the most extensive online museum databases in the world.

Mary Delany (British; Female; 1700 - 1788) Vintage Botanical Prints, Botanical Drawings, Botanical Art, Nature Illustration, Floral Illustrations, Floral Artwork, Plant Design, Artistic Photography, Print Artist

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Collection online showcases more than four million of the Museum's objects. From Indigenous clothing and Mexican skulls to necklaces made of dolphin teeth, this is one of the most extensive online museum databases in the world.

Campanula Rotundifolia (Tentandria Monogynia), from an album (Vol. Nature Illustration, Botanical Illustration, Botanical Drawings, Botanical Prints, Vintage Prints, Vintage Art, Paper Artwork, Collage Artists, Print Artist

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Collection online showcases more than four million of the Museum's objects. From Indigenous clothing and Mexican skulls to necklaces made of dolphin teeth, this is one of the most extensive online museum databases in the world.

Mary Delany (British; Female; 1700 - 1788) Vintage Botanical Prints, Botanical Drawings, Botanical Art, Black Frames, Paper Artwork, Collage Artists, Plant Illustration, Realistic Drawings, Painters

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Collection online showcases more than four million of the Museum's objects. From Indigenous clothing and Mexican skulls to necklaces made of dolphin teeth, this is one of the most extensive online museum databases in the world.

Recto Trifolium Pratense, from an album (Vol.X, Common Clover. 1782 Collage of coloured papers, with bodycolour and watercolour, on black ink background © The Trustees of the British Museum Paper Flower Art, Paper Flowers, Botanical Drawings, Botanical Prints, Dark Art Illustrations, Clover Flower, Plants Are Friends, Paper Artwork, Plant Illustration

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Explore the British Museum collection and journey through two million years of human history.

Be real. Plant Illustration, Botanical Illustration, Ikebana, Collage Artists, Print Artist, Botanical Prints, Fandom, Art Forms, New Art

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Collection online showcases more than four million of the Museum's objects. From Indigenous clothing and Mexican skulls to necklaces made of dolphin teeth, this is one of the most extensive online museum databases in the world.

Recto Erythrina Fulgens, from an album (Vol.IV, 1780 Collage of coloured papers, with bodycolour and watercolour, on black ink background © The Trustees of the British Museum Plant Illustration, Botanical Illustration, Vintage Design, Vintage Art, Background Drawing, Paper Artwork, Collage Artists, British Museum, Print Artist

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Collection online showcases more than four million of the Museum's objects. From Indigenous clothing and Mexican skulls to necklaces made of dolphin teeth, this is one of the most extensive online museum databases in the world.

I, 1781 Collage of coloured papers, with bodycolour and watercolour, on black ink background © The Trustees of the British Museum Nature Illustration, Floral Illustrations, Miniature Plants, Collage Artists, Paintings I Love, Botanical Prints, Vintage Prints, Painters, New Art

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Collection online showcases more than four million of the Museum's objects. From Indigenous clothing and Mexican skulls to necklaces made of dolphin teeth, this is one of the most extensive online museum databases in the world.

IV, 1777 Collage of coloured papers, with bodycolour and watercolour, on black ink background © The Trustees of the British Museum Nature Illustration, Botanical Illustration, Botanical Drawings, Botanical Prints, Drawing Sketches, Art Drawings, Paper Artwork, Collage Artists, Paper Artist

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Collection online showcases more than four million of the Museum's objects. From Indigenous clothing and Mexican skulls to necklaces made of dolphin teeth, this is one of the most extensive online museum databases in the world.

Taxus Baccata (Diacia Monodelphia), from an album (Vol.IX, Yew tree with berry. 1776 Collage of coloured papers, with bodycolour and watercolour, on black ink background Nature Illustration, Botanical Illustration, Botanical Drawings, Botanical Prints, Dark Tree, Collage Artists, Colored Paper, Artistic Photography, Art Forms

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Collection online showcases more than four million of the Museum's objects. From Indigenous clothing and Mexican skulls to necklaces made of dolphin teeth, this is one of the most extensive online museum databases in the world.

nickyskye meanderings: Mary Delany, collage artist of flowers in the Nature Illustration, Floral Illustrations, Botanical Illustration, Botanical Flowers, Botanical Prints, Create Collage, Chinoiserie Wallpaper, Paper Artwork, Collage Artists

Mary Delany, collage artist of flowers in the 1700's

MetaFilter's julen put together a post on the wonderful Mary Delany, an artist in the late 1700's, who created collages, incredibly intimate images of flowers, beautiful and true with a botanist's eye for detail. Click the images for larger viewing. From Wikipedia: Mary Delany (nee Granville) (14 May 1700 – 15 April 1788) was an English Bluestocking, artist, and writer; most famous for her "paper-mosaicks...As a widow, Mary Delany spent a lot of time with the Dowager Duchess of Portland, a…

Hottonia Palustris (Pentandria Monogynia), from an album (Vol.V, Water Violet. 1775 Collage of coloured papers, with bodycolour and watercolour, on black ink background by Mary Delany Vintage Botanical Prints, Botanical Art, Plant Illustration, Botanical Illustration, Water Violet, Watercolour, Watercolor Paintings, Background Drawing, Beautiful Collage

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Collection online showcases more than four million of the Museum's objects. From Indigenous clothing and Mexican skulls to necklaces made of dolphin teeth, this is one of the most extensive online museum databases in the world.

 (Icosandria Polygynia), formerly in an album (Vol. 1774 Collage of coloured papers, with bodycolour and watercolour, on black ink background © The Trustees of the British Museum Nature Illustration, Botanical Illustration, Watercolour, Watercolor Paintings, Paper Artwork, Inspirational Wallpapers, Collage Artists, Paper Artist, British Museum

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Recto Rosa Eglanteria ? (Icosandria Polygynia), formerly in an album (Vol.VIII, 36); Yellow rose. 1774 Collage of coloured papers, with bodycolour and watercolour, on black ink background © The Trustees of the British Museum