Nature printing

Exhibition about extremely rare and remarkable type of printing

Nov 15, 2014 to Mar 22, 2015

Rare Books Room

Nature printing is an extremely rare and remarkable type of printing. For this exhibition, the garden historian Leo den Dulk selected some of the finest examples of nature printing from the natural history library of Teylers Museum.

Nature printing 

In the Rare Books Room (Boekenkabinet) there is an exhibition of unique books from the library of Teylers Museum that display an extremely rare method of printing: nature printing. Some botanists saw it as the best way of producing authentic, scientifically accurate images of plants. For this exhibition, the garden historian Leo den Dulk selected a number of the finest examples of nature printing from the natural history library of Teylers Museum.

A taste of what's in store

Would you like a taste of what this exhibition has to offer? You can look at the book in which the above illustration appears on the following page.