Albertus Seba’s curious creatures: a most unusual collection of natural specimens Albertus Seba’s Cabinet of Natural Curiosities is one of the 18th century’s. Seba’s collection of scenic illustrations was one of the 18th century’s greatest natural history achievements. Here is a pick of images from the. Shells and other Marine Life from Albertus Seba’s Cabinet of Natural Curiosities ( ). The Dutch pharmacist and collector Albertus Seba () was an.
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The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Seba is commemorated in the scientific names of two species and one subspecies of snakes: Seba also started to collect snakes, birds, insects, shells and lizards in his house. Also, the edges of the box are a little separated. CLM includes long-form articles, events listings, publication reviews, new product information and updates, reports of conferences and letters. Both collections formed the core of the Kunstkammerthe first Russian public museum founded by Peter the Great in From he delivered drugs to the Russian court in Saint Petersburg and sometimes accepted fresh ginger as payment.
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A specialist in phlogenetics and evolution, he conducts research into biodiversity and its history. Locupletissimi rerum naturalium thesauri, This reproduction is taken from a rare, hand-colored original. This is a most unusual collection of natural specimens. Curiosities of Natural History, in Four Volumes: Curiosities Of Natural History: First Series by Francis T. Inseveral years after Seba’s death, caibnet second collection went on auction in Amsterdam.
InTaschen Books published a reprint of the Thesauruswith a second printing in The full name of the Thesaurus is, with a dual Latin — Dutch title, Locupletissimi rerum naturalium thesauri accurata descriptio — Naaukeurige beschryving van het schatryke kabinet der voornaamste seldzaamheden der natuur Accurate description of the very rich thesaurus of the principal and rarest natural objects. British Wildlife is the leading natural history fo in the UK, providing essential reading for both enthusiast and professional naturalists and wildlife conservationists.
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Johns Hopkins University Press. Seba’s scenic illustrations, often mixing plants and animals in a single plate, were unusual even for the time. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Albergus Seba.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Inhe had published a Thesaurus of animal specimens with beautiful engravings. The introduction supplies background information about the fascinating tradition of natural collections to which Seba’s curiosities belonged. The more peculiar creatures from the collection — some of them now extinct — were as curious in Seba’s day as they are today. Jes Rustborncompleted his studies in geology, palaeontology and zoology at Gottingen and Kiel.
This is Albertus Seba’s unrivaled catalog of animals, insects and plants. However, he did organize his Thesaurus by physical similarities, leading to some similarities with Linnaeus’ larger project.
He sold one of his cabinets in to Peter the Great of Russia. Benton Richard Fortey View All. Cabinet of Natural Curiosities.
Inafter decades of collecting, Seba commissioned illustrations of every specimen and arranged Albertus Seba’s Cabinet of Natural Curiosities of a four-volume catalog — from strange and exotic plants to snakes, frogs, crocodiles, shellfish, corals, birds, and butterflies, as well as fantastic beasts, such as a hydra and a dragon. Conservation Land Management Sebw is a quarterly magazine that is widely regarded as essential reading natyral all who are involved in land management for nature conservation, across the British Isles.