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Pollen in the public domain

german pollenNineteenth-century German illustrations of pollen “in extreme magnification” have recently entered the public domain.

So reports the Public Domain Review, an online journal and not-for-profit project whose organizers keep their eyes peeled for material that is no longer protected by copyright.

The illustrations, one page of which is on the left, appeared in Ueber den Pollen (1837), a book by St. Petersburg-based German pharmacist, chemist and botanist Carl Julius Fritzsche (1808-1871). Continue reading →

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