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DSI : Database of Scientific Illustrators

An important tool for all researchers in scientific illustrations is the wonderful database created by Dr Klaus Hentschel from the University of Stuttgart. This is called DSI, short for Database of Scientific Illustrators. It includes 3,639 illustrators from 1450 to … Continue reading

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Seminars on scientific illustration in Dijon, Burgundy

Burgundy has a a rich heritage of scientists connected with illustrations and images. It was the home of Buffon (1707-1788), whose illustrated Histoire Naturelle made such an impact in the eighteenth century and beyond. It was also where Nicéphore Niepce (1765-1833) took the … Continue reading

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