The Frog Museum in Switzerland originated in the 1850s when an eccentric Napoleonic guard began collecting dead frogs on his walks in the countryside. When he returned home he would gut them, fill the skins with sand, and arrange them into satirical tableaux depicting domestic life in the 19th century.
almondseed: Various illustrations of hops. Sorry if I already uploaded any of these. 1). Flora von Thuringen und der Angrenzenden Provinzen Jena : Expedition der Thuringischen Flora 2). Botanisches Handbuch der Mehrestentheils in Deutschland Wildwachsenden: theils Auslandischen in Deutschland unter Freyem Himmel Ausdauernden Gewachse Leipzig : Bey Gerhard Fleischer dem Jungern 3). J. Sturms Flora von Deutschland in Abbildungen nach der Natur. 4). Unknow
Photograph of horses in dug outs at Sedd-el-Bahr camp (soldier in foreground removing tack). The caption on the reverse reads "Even horses have their dug-outs, though these are not roofed in. No 2614. From a collection of official photographs of the Dardanelles Expedition, 1915-1916.
Girolamo Segato (13 June 1792 – 3 February 1836) was an Italian naturalist, cartographer, Egyptologist, and anatomist. He is perhaps best known for his work in the artificial petrifaction of human cadavers.