Posts tagged with science

  1. Wombat, wombach, whom-batt wonder: early scientific ‘trafficking’ of marsupalia to Europe

    The unique fauna of Australia intrigued, bemused and excited the imagination of their European ‘discovers’ from the moment of the first animal sightings in the late …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2016/12/13/wombat-wombach-whom-batt-wonder-early-scientific-trafficking-of-marsupalia-to-europe

  2. The interaction of art and science in the Print Collection

    Working at the University of Melbourne’s Print Collection as part of the 2016 International Museum and Collections Award was like entering a veritable Aladdin’s cave of …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2016/09/22/the-interaction-of-art-and-science-in-the-print-collection

  3. A Medieval Beetle in the Rare Books Collection

    While much is known about the cultural depiction of beetles in the Classical period and during the Renaissance, much less is known about the cultural representation …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2016/05/16/a-medieval-beetle-in-the-rare-books-collection