Illustrator of Insect Life: Maria Sibylla Merian (1647-1717)
Sir Duncan Rice Library
Fri 24 Jul online from July 2020 onwards
Visit our UoA Collections INSECT Activity Page and find out about this fascinating illustrator of insect life. Maria Sibylla Merian was a 17th Century female naturalist, entomologist and botanical illustrator and is considered to be one of the greatest ever botanical artists.

The University of Aberdeen's Special Collections holds a copy of her publication entitled 'The Miraculous Transformation and Unusual Flower Food of Caterpillars'.

You can download 3 of her illustrations to colour in. Why not have a go at some botanical illustrations of your own too.

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Suitable for ages: All

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Ms Jennifer Shaw

UoA Collections
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