Voyages of Discovery: A Visual Celebration of Ten of the Greatest Natural History Expeditions
A rare and beautiful selection of works handpicked from the vast archives of London's Natural History Museum.
"The book's greatest contribution is to showcase the work of the artists who, usually under very difficult circumstances, so brilliantly served science and opened Western eyes to new worlds."
Voyages of Discovery is a mesmerizing visual survey of the most significant discoveries in the history of natural science exploration. Superb artwork and photographs spanning three centuries document landmark advances made in the field and bring to life the fascinating stories of the explorers, naturalists, artists and photographers.
The book is fully illustrated in color with informative text and captions. Highlights include:
The Natural History Museum in London has the world's most comprehensive collection of natural science specimens and artworks. Voyages of Discovery offers readers a privileged opportunity to explore that collection.