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Vladimir Nabokov's drawing of a heavily spotted Melissa Blue, overlaid with the scale-row classification system he developed for mapping individual markings.

Nabokov’s Legacy: Bequeathing Butterfly Theory

The art of scientific illustration fascinates me: Nabokov's drawing of a heavily spotted Melissa Blue, overlaid with the scale-row classification system he developed for mapping individual markings. Image via The New York Public Library.

Louise Richardson | http://louiserichardson.blogspot.co.uk/

In the hands of artist Louise Richardson, old books and vintage photographs become animated with clusters of butterflies and birds. Richardson uses antique objects in combination with delicate wildlife creatures to convey the fragility.

Cath Campbell makes sculpture, drawing and large scale architectural interventions, which attempt to reinvent our associations with the built environment.

Cath Campbell’s Perspective Pencil on Paper’s

Makes me miss architecture school // Cath Campbell makes sculpture, drawing and large scale architectural interventions, which attempt to reinvent our associations with the built environment.

A heavily chisled and sculpted percussion rifle by Giacomo Rinzi of Milan, Italy, mid 19th century.

A heavily chisled and sculpted percussion rifle by Giacomo Rinzi of Milan, Italy, mid century.

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