500 YEARS OF NATURE ILLUSTRATIONS ONLINE

The collaborative Biodiversity Heritage Library—a digital archive compiled by a consortium of natural-history libraries—has released over 150,000 artworks of the natural world, allowing public access to one of the largest illustrated compendiums of life on Earth.


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The Richard Lounsbery Foundation awarded seed funding to the Smithsonian Institution for their role in helping to start the Biodiversity Heritage Library.


Samples from the Biodiversity Heritage Library:





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