Vegetable Teratology Colouring Book

Robin Watkins

Publisher K. Verlag

ISBN 9783947858118

Idea Code 19619

Based on Maxwell T. 'Master's Vegetable Teratology: An Account of the Principal Deviations from the Usual Construction of Plants' (1869), this colouring book examines the morphological potential of vegetables and fruits, plants and flowers. It gathers a selection of full-page botanical illustrations, a glossary, and a short text by Robin Watkins. The historical images once served to outline notions of what was to be considered acceptable growth behaviour; now they take on a new role by subtly embracing the aberration of form in its various colourations and questioning what is normal about normalcy.

76 p, ills bw, 21 x 28 cm, pb, English


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