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Miniatures from a 12th-century Medical and Herbal Collection

- January 26, 2017 in flora, herbal, herbals, medicine, plants

Wonderful series of miniatures from a late 12th-century herbal with delightfully abstract depictions of plants including Cannabis), and a variety of medieval medical procedures, such as cauterization and the removal of haemorrhoids.

Miniatures from a 12th-century Medical and Herbal Collection

- January 26, 2017 in flora, herbal, herbals, medicine, plants

Wonderful series of miniatures from a late 12th-century herbal with delightfully abstract depictions of plants including Cannabis), and a variety of medieval medical procedures, such as cauterization and the removal of haemorrhoids.

Miniatures from a 12th-century Medical and Herbal Collection

- January 26, 2017 in flora, herbal, herbals, medicine, plants

Wonderful series of miniatures from a late 12th-century herbal with delightfully abstract depictions of plants including Cannabis), and a variety of medieval medical procedures, such as cauterization and the removal of haemorrhoids.

Miniatures from a 12th-century Medical and Herbal Collection

- January 26, 2017 in flora, herbal, herbals, medicine, plants

Wonderful series of miniatures from a late 12th-century herbal with delightfully abstract depictions of plants including Cannabis), and a variety of medieval medical procedures, such as cauterization and the removal of haemorrhoids.

Watercolours from a 16th-Century De Materia Medica

- September 15, 2015 in floral, flowers, herbal medicine, herbals, medicine, pharmacopoeias, plants

Wonderful full-page watercolour illustrations from a 16th-century edition of Pedanius Dioscorides's work on herbal medicine, De Materia Medica.

Watercolours from a 16th-Century De Materia Medica

- September 15, 2015 in floral, flowers, herbal medicine, herbals, medicine, pharmacopoeias, plants

Wonderful full-page watercolour illustrations from a 16th-century edition of Pedanius Dioscorides's work on herbal medicine, De Materia Medica.