Jaw of a mosasaur, Mosasaurus, found in Maastricht
Jaw of a mosasaur, Mosasaurus, found in Maastricht, and fossil palates from various unknown fish. . Handcolored copperplate stipple engraving from Jussieu's Dictionnaire des Sciences Naturelles 1816-1830. Illustration by J.G. Pretre, engraved by Massard, directed by Turpin, and published by F. G. Levrault. Jean Gabriel Pretre (1780-1845) was painter of natural history at Empress Josephine's zoo and later became artist to the Museum of Natural History.
© Florilegius / Mary Evans
BOGBEAN / BUCKBEAN - Bog plant flowering in spring
BOGBEAN / BUCKBEAN - Bog plant flowering in spring (Menyanthes trifoliata). Uganskii Nat. reserve, Siberia, Russia. Typical plant on taiga-forest floor near river Bolshoi Ugan, near Ugut settlement.Distribution: United Kingdom and Europe. Also occurs in north and central Asia, Morocco, Greenland and North America.
© Andrey Zvoznikov / ardea.com
Diving boys at Nassau, Bahamas
Diving boys at Nassau, Bahamas. Diners taking luncheon of the terrace at the Prince George Hotel are treated to the aquatic antics of the island's diving boys who retrieve coins tossed into the crystal-clear water. Date: circa 1940s
© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection
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