Natural History

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Book Shorts

Book reveals the ways in which artists helped make scientific discoveries

From the 17th to the end of the 19th century natural history depended on illustrations for clarification

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Book Shorts

A book of wallpaper art for students

The botanical illustrations of Alexander von Humboldt in poster form

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New Museums

Musée des Confluences in Lyons pays tribute to city’s great collector Émile Guimet

Guimet's collection will be displayed in a new museum, which has 2.2 million objects and space for temporary shows

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Digital Age

The race to digitise the world’s heritage

Non-profit organisation has big plans to gather data from 500 sites over the next five years

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Books

Books: The latest volumes of the Paper Museum of Cassiano dal Pozzo reassemble the collector’s botanic illustrations

Visual reproductions to capture nature

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Restitution

UK museums can now return human remains

The shift in policy follows over 30 recent claims for restitution

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Exhibitions

'Zoomorphic' an overview of contemporary architecture at the V&A Museum

Exploring the animal kingdom's influence on contemporary architecture

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Exhibitions

Gardening and art at the National Portrait Gallery

Women’s studies blended with the media biography and botanical illustration