Art and Design Resources and Reference Science

A visual compendium of vintage mineral art

Bookmarked British & Exotic Mineralogy (

All 2,242 of James Sowerby’s illustrations from his compendium of knowledge about mineralogy in Great Britain and beyond published between 1802 and 1817 and arranged by color.

By Tracy Durnell

Writer and designer in the Seattle area. Freelance sustainability consultant. Reach me at She/her.

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