An image of this delightfully drawn book cover resides in the NOAA Library Photo Collection. Renowned German botanist M.J. Schleiden was one of the first respected scientists to accept Darwin's Theory of Evolution. The book itself is famous for Schleiden's richly detailed depictions of marine flora and fauna, prints of which sell briskly online some 125 years post-publication.
Like the Bad Girls of the Bible, I have a broken past and a beautiful future thanks to my personal relationship with God. My passion is my missionary work In Niarobi, Kenya. I am working towards becoming a clinical counselor for rape and abuse to be a missionary working towards eliminating Sex Trafficking. Matthew 11:28<3
Stenciled velvet jacket (front view) | Mariano Fortuny (Spanish, 1871-1949) | Italy, circa 1930 | The 'lace' pattern shows Fortuny's inspiration often came from several sources. He synthesized ideas to create a new and different design. Here Fortuny combines blocks based on Islamic tiles with borders based on 17th century lace | The pattern is hand stenciled with layers of subtly changing silver/gray pigment, reproducing the Renaissance fresco effect on terra cotta silk velvet