Not so long ago, many routine transactions involved a rubber stamp. Just checking out a library book required 2 (and checking out 10 books required 20).
While the rubber stamp is less common today, they have not vanished. And some stamp makers are finding inspriation from the California condor. This post shows 3 examples.
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For this post, I note a trans-Atlantic, 19th-century scientific exchange involving a California condor.
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The elaborate and massive bones of the California condor are breathtaking. For this post I offer 19th century illustrations of some of these amazing structures.
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In 1966, wonderful illustrations of California condors by wildlife artist Guy Coheleach appeared in 2 successive issues of Audubon Magazine. Here they are.
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The California condor continues to inspire artists. Here are 8 prints that have recently joined my collection.
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