a set of palettes

biologicalmarginalia:

Julije Klović’s very early (c. 1539–1546) illustration of a Greater Bird of Paradise (left), the first known color illustration produced by a European. This may have been one of the skins brought back from the Maluku Islands by Magellan’s crew in 1622.Mužinić, J. et al. (2009) Julije Klović: the first colour drawing of Greater Bird of Paradise Paradisaea apoda in Europe and its model. Journal of Ornithology 150(3) 645–649.

biologicalmarginalia:

Julije Klović’s very early (c. 1539–1546) illustration of a Greater Bird of Paradise (left), the first known color illustration produced by a European. This may have been one of the skins brought back from the Maluku Islands by Magellan’s crew in 1622.

Mužinić, J. et al. (2009) Julije Klović: the first colour drawing of Greater Bird of Paradise Paradisaea apoda in Europe and its model. Journal of Ornithology 150(3) 645–649.

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