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Background imageBark Collection: A Dachshund choir has a dress rehearsal

A Dachshund choir has a dress rehearsal
Dress Rehearsal - A Dachshund choir is put through its paces... Date: 1911

Background imageBark Collection: Quercus suber, cork oak

Quercus suber, cork oak
Plate 35 from `Le Regne Vegetal. Vol 16 1871. Originally called Chene liege in this publication the Cork Oak tree is now know by the name (Quercus suber)

Background imageBark Collection: Ancient Egyptian Writing

Ancient Egyptian Writing
1. Cat cuts off serpent head 2. Ani and his wife, Tutu, adoring the scarab-headed god Khepera on the Solar Bark 3. The god Atum in Solar Bark 4. Couchant lion on pedestal

Background imageBark Collection: Stripping the bark from the barkcloth tree, Uganda

Stripping the bark from the barkcloth tree, Uganda. Barkcloth making is an ancient craft of the Baganda people who live in the Buganda kingdom in southern Uganda

Background imageBark Collection: Wounded Saved by Dog

Wounded Saved by Dog
A wounded French soldier at the battle of the Marne is saved when the regimental dogs bark brings ambulance men to where he is lying

Background imageBark Collection: Collared Lemming - adult in winter fur, feeds

Collared Lemming - adult in winter fur, feeds on buds and bark of dwarf willow sprouts and dry grass on snow surface. (Dicrostonyx torquatus)

Background imageBark Collection: Young woman tapping a rubber tree, Ceylon (Sri Lanka)

Young woman tapping a rubber tree, Ceylon (Sri Lanka). Date: circa 1910

Background imageBark Collection: Peppered moth

Peppered moth
Two specimens of peppered moths exhibited on a soot-covered tree. This is a good demonstration of genetic selection through changing environment

Background imageBark Collection: Stripping Oak Bark

Stripping Oak Bark
Four working class men in flat caps work as a team, stripping bark off a huge oak tree, which has been felled for tanning

Background imageBark Collection: Illustration, Peter, the fox terrier, discovers a fox

Illustration, Peter, the fox terrier, discovers a fox (White-Ear) has been hiding in the bed. Date: 1912

Background imageBark Collection: Cinchona Officinalis

Cinchona Officinalis
Peruvian Bark, or Jesuits Bark Source of Quinine

Background imageBark Collection: View of the town of Quebec, Canada, circa 1800

View of the town of Quebec, Canada, circa 1800
View of the town of Quebec, Canada, on the Saint Lawrence River, circa 1800. Sailing ships in the bay, and a watermill in the foreground. Veduta di Quebec

Background imageBark Collection: Spanish fly, wasp beetle and long-horn beetles

Spanish fly, wasp beetle and long-horn beetles
Spanish fly beetle, Lytta vesicatoria 1, wasp beetle, Clytus arietis 2, Altica equinoctialis 3, Clytra quadripunctata 4, longhorn beetles, Chlorida festiva 5 and Trachyderes succinctus 6

Background imageBark Collection: Quinine or cinchona bark, Cinchona officinalis

Quinine or cinchona bark, Cinchona officinalis, Cinchona condaminea, Quinquina gris. Handcoloured steel engraving by Debray after a botanical illustration by Edouard Maubert from Pierre Oscar Reveil

Background imageBark Collection: Mandingo ritual of Mumbo Jumbo, Kolor

Mandingo ritual of Mumbo Jumbo, Kolor
A Mandingo polygamist in a suit of tree bark beats one of his wives in the brutal ritual of Mumbo Jumbo, Kolor. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Antonio Sasso from Giulio Ferrarios Ancient

Background imageBark Collection: Giant Redwood - Yosemite National Park

Giant Redwood - Yosemite National Park
California Redwood Tree " Wawona" Mariposa Big Tree Grove, California, USA - in the southernmost part of Yosemite National Park. 1912

Background imageBark Collection: Fox Hounds

Fox Hounds
The foxhound is a type of large hunting hound bred for strong hunting instincts, a keen sense of smell, and their bark, energy, drive, and speed. Artist: George Vernon Stokes Date: circa 1910

Background imageBark Collection: Le Chiffre DAmour

Le Chiffre DAmour
A portrait painting of a young woman, wearing a summer hat, pressing the palm of her hand to the bark of a tree, she is holding a dead bird with a cane. Date: circa 1918

Background imageBark Collection: Hark, Hark! The Dogs Do Bark

Hark, Hark! The Dogs Do Bark
This illustration depicts the scene of an old English nursery rhyme, Hark hark, the dogs do bark, Beggars are coming to town, Some in jags, some in rags, And some in velvet gowns. Date: circa 1914

Background imageBark Collection: Native American taking tree bark for canoe making

Native American taking tree bark for canoe making Date: 1890

Background imageBark Collection: The Barn

The Barn
A charcoal drawing showing a view of a bark, with a flock of chickens spread outside, from the concealed view of hanging tree branches. Date: circa 1921

Background imageBark Collection: BOOK OF THE DEAD/21

BOOK OF THE DEAD/21
Ani in the Solar Bark, adoring the Sun-god

Background imageBark Collection: BOOK OF THE DEAD/19

BOOK OF THE DEAD/19
1. Ani adoring the Sun-god in his Bark 2. Ani and his wife, Tutu

Background imageBark Collection: BOOK OF THE DEAD/22

BOOK OF THE DEAD/22
An example of Egyptian hieroglyphics : the Sun-god in his Bark

Background imageBark Collection: BOOK OF THE DEAD/10

BOOK OF THE DEAD/10
1. Cat cuts off serpent head 2. Ani and his wife, Tutu, adoring the scarab-headed god Khepera on the Solar Bark 3. The god Atum in Solar Bark 4. Couchant lion on pedestal

Background imageBark Collection: The Old Stadt Theater - Hamburg, Germany

The Old Stadt Theater - Hamburg, Germany - inset illustration inside a piece of Silver Birch Tree Bark. Showing the new facade designed by Martin Haller in 1874. Date: 1900s

Background imageBark Collection: Balboa and Pizarro exploring Central and South America

Balboa and Pizarro exploring Central and South America
Vasco Nunez de Balboa reaching the Pacific 19, Francisco Pizarro separating his men by a line in the sand on the Isle of Gallo 20, and Peruvians afraid of a lunar eclipse 21

Background imageBark Collection: True cinnamon or Ceylon cinnamon, Cinnamomum verum

True cinnamon or Ceylon cinnamon, Cinnamomum verum (Cinnamomum zeylanicum). Chromolithograph after a botanical illustration by Walther Muller from Hermann Adolph Koehlers Medicinal Plants

Background imageBark Collection: Chinese cinnamon, Cinnamomom cassia

Chinese cinnamon, Cinnamomom cassia. Chromolithograph after a botanical illustration by Walther Muller from Hermann Adolph Koehlers Medicinal Plants, edited by Gustav Pabst, Koehler, Germany, 1887

Background imageBark Collection: Cork oak, Quercus suber

Cork oak, Quercus suber. Chromolithograph after a botanical illustration from Hermann Adolph Koehlers Medicinal Plants, edited by Gustav Pabst, Koehler, Germany, 1887

Background imageBark Collection: Soap bark tree or soapbark, Quillaja saponaria

Soap bark tree or soapbark, Quillaja saponaria. Chromolithograph after a botanical illustration from Hermann Adolph Koehlers Medicinal Plants, edited by Gustav Pabst, Koehler, Germany, 1887

Background imageBark Collection: Seaweed without coral bark 1, and smaller

Seaweed without coral bark 1, and smaller seaweed with yellow coral bark 2. Handcoloured copperplate engraving after an illustration by Christian Nicolaus Kleemann from Georg Wolfgang Knorrs Deliciae

Background imageBark Collection: Method of cutting paper material in China

Method of cutting paper material in China (after a Chinese illustration). Handcoloured lithograph from Louis van Houtte and Charles Lemaires Flowers of the Gardens and Hothouses of Europe

Background imageBark Collection: Quinine and red quinine bark trees

Quinine and red quinine bark trees
Quinine bark tree, Cinchona officinalis, and red quinine, Cinchona pubescens. Handcoloured lithograph from Carl Hoffmanns Book of the World, Stuttgart, 1849

Background imageBark Collection: Yellow cinchona bark, Cinchona calisaya

Yellow cinchona bark, Cinchona calisaya, Quinquina jaune. Handcoloured steel engraving by Debray after a botanical illustration by Edouard Maubert from Pierre Oscar Reveil, A. Dupuis, Fr

Background imageBark Collection: Winters bark or canelo, Drimys winteri

Winters bark or canelo, Drimys winteri, Drimys aromatique. Handcoloured steel engraving by Lebrun after a botanical illustration by Edouard Maubert from Pierre Oscar Reveil, A. Dupuis, Fr

Background imageBark Collection: Angostura trifoliata, Cusparia febrifuga

Angostura trifoliata, Cusparia febrifuga, Angusture. Handcoloured steel engraving by Lagesse after a botanical illustration by Edouard Maubert from Pierre Oscar Reveil, A. Dupuis, Fr

Background imageBark Collection: Peruvian bark tree or quinine tree, Cinchona officinalis

Peruvian bark tree or quinine tree, Cinchona officinalis. Handcoloured lithograph by Henry Sowerby from Edward Hamiltons Flora Homeopathica, Bailliere, London, 1852

Background imageBark Collection: Goliath stick insect, fly, bee-killer wasp and bark bug

Goliath stick insect, fly, bee-killer wasp and bark bug
Goliath stick insect, Eurycnema goliath, fly, Phasia species, bee-killer wasp, Philanthus triangulum, bark bug, Phloea corticata. Phasie, Phasme, Philanthe, Phlaea

Background imageBark Collection: Russian serfs or peasantry, 18th century

Russian serfs or peasantry, 18th century
Russian serfs or peasantry. A peasant in travel clothes with hat, shirt, boots and bark shoes, and women spinning yarn and washing clothes

Background imageBark Collection: True cinnamon tree or Ceylon cinnamon, Cinnamomum verum

True cinnamon tree or Ceylon cinnamon, Cinnamomum verum (Laurus cinnamomum). Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Weddell from Samuel Curtis Botanical Magazine, London, 1818

Background imageBark Collection: Chinese paper making, QIng Dynasty

Chinese paper making, QIng Dynasty
Chinese paper making: young bamboo shoots are stripped of their bark, beaten and soaked in river water for a fortnight. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Andrea Freschi after Antoine Cardon

Background imageBark Collection: Roughbark lignum-vitae and cascarilla

Roughbark lignum-vitae and cascarilla
Roughbark lignum-vitae, Guaiacum officinale 1, seedpods a, (endangered), and cascarilla, Croton eluteria 2, bark b. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Friedrich Johann Bertuchs Bilderbuch fur

Background imageBark Collection: Carony bark or orayuri, Angostura trifoliata

Carony bark or orayuri, Angostura trifoliata (Galipea cusparia). Handcoloured lithograph by Hanhart after a botanical illustration by David Blair from Robert Bentley

Background imageBark Collection: Sweetwood bark or sweet bark, Croton eluteria

Sweetwood bark or sweet bark, Croton eluteria. Handcoloured lithograph by Hanhart after a botanical illustration by David Blair from Robert Bentley and Henry Trimens Medicinal Plants, London, 1880

Background imageBark Collection: Cinnamon, Cinnamomum verum

Cinnamon, Cinnamomum verum (Cinnamomum zeylanicum). Handcoloured lithograph by Hanhart after a botanical illustration by David Blair from Robert Bentley and Henry Trimens Medicinal Plants, London

Background imageBark Collection: Calisaya bark or yellow cinchona bark tree

Calisaya bark or yellow cinchona bark tree, Cinchona calisaya. Handcoloured lithograph by Hanhart after a botanical illustration by David Blair from Robert Bentley and Henry Trimens Medicinal Plants

Background imageBark Collection: Senegal mahogany, Khaya senegalensis

Senegal mahogany, Khaya senegalensis. Fever bark or Fieber-Rinden. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Dr. Willibald Artus Hand-Atlas sammtlicher mediinisch-pharmaceutischer Gewachse



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