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Past/Present: Shells

Two natural history-inspired Past/Present prints for you today, made over two hundred and fifty years apart.  Enjoy!

Image on Left:  Plate T.37 [Conch Shells] by Pietri Antonio Pazzi. Copper engraving, 1772.

Image on Right: Memory of Ammonites by Tokoha Matsuda. Etching and aquatint, 1997.

 

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