On the Frontier’s Edge – Botanical Illustration

Botanical illustration

Botanical illustration by a student, Sisters of Mercy of the Americas West-Midwest Community, 1893

Containing student work in astronomy, anatomy and biology, this book was one of 15 produced by the Sisters of Mercy’s Our Lady of Lourdes Academy in Oakland and displayed in the Catholic Schools of the Archdiocese exhibit at the World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago.


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