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Learn about how we brought Herbarum vivae eicones back to life.
The Herbarum vivae eicones or “Living portraits of Plants”, describes plants, their appearance, medicinal properties and has information on how to prepare and use them
State Library of NSW: MRB/Q615/B
The Library has a collection of globes including Cary's Pocket Globe which measures 77 mm in diameter and thought to have been made in 1771 and Bett's new portable terrestrial globe measuring at 123 cm in diameter.
State Library of NSW: GLOBE 7