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Glauca Collection

"Glauca: A Journey through Nature's Shades of Blue" In the world of flora and fauna, a term that often signifies a mesmerizing shade of blue

Background imageGlauca Collection: Spiny dogfish, blue shark and angel shark

Spiny dogfish, blue shark and angel shark
Spiny dogfish, Squalus acanthias 12, blue shark, Prionace glauca 13 and angel shark, Squatina squatina 14. Handcolored copperplate engraving from Gottlieb Tobias Wilhelms Encyclopedia of Natural

Background imageGlauca Collection: 13132563

13132563
Blue shark, Prionace glauca, close to surface. Blue sharks are found off the coasts of every continent, except Antarctica

Background imageGlauca Collection: 13132562

13132562
Blue shark, Prionace glauca, close to surface. Blue sharks are found off the coasts of every continent, except Antarctica

Background imageGlauca Collection: Shi drum and cingle

Shi drum and cingle
Shi drum, Umbrina cirrosa 1 and cingle, zingel, Zingel zingel 2. Ombrina barbuta, Cinglo. Handcoloured copperplate stipple engraving from Antoine Laurent de Jussieus Dizionario delle Scienze

Background imageGlauca Collection: Aztec lily, Sprekelia formosissima

Aztec lily, Sprekelia formosissima. Glaucous Jacobean lily, Sprekelia glauca. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by G. Barclay after Miss Sarah Drake from John Lindley

Background imageGlauca Collection: Columbine or Aquliegia species

Columbine or Aquliegia species
Mrs Skinners columbine, Aquilegia skinneri, Russian columbine, A. glandulosa, glaucous columbine, A. glauca, fragrant columbine, A. fragrans, Siberian columbine, A

Background imageGlauca Collection: Evening primrose or Oenothera species

Evening primrose or Oenothera species
Large-fruited evening primrose, Oenothera macrocarpa, dandelion-leaved evening primrose, Oe. taraxacifolia, glaucous-leaved evening primrose, Oe. glauca, pale-flowered evening primrose, Oe

Background imageGlauca Collection: White shark, nurse shark and blue shark

White shark, nurse shark and blue shark
White shark, Carcharodon carcharias, nurse shark, Ginglymostoma cirratum, and blue shark, Prionace glauca. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Albert Massard after an illustration by Jean-Gabriel

Background imageGlauca Collection: Bog laurel, Kalmia polifolia

Bog laurel, Kalmia polifolia (Kalmia glauca). Handcoloured stipple engraving by Mlle. Brenet after an illustration by Pierre-Joseph Redoute from Henri Louis Duhamel du Monceaus Traite des Arbres et

Background imageGlauca Collection: Soapweed yucca or Spanish bayonet, Yucca glauca

Soapweed yucca or Spanish bayonet, Yucca glauca (Yucca angustifolia). Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Weddell after an illustration by John Curtis from Samuel Curtis Botanical Magazine, London

Background imageGlauca Collection: Evening primrose, Oenothera fruticosa subsp. glauca

Evening primrose, Oenothera fruticosa subsp. glauca (Glaucous oenothera, Oenothera glauca). Handcoloured copperplate engraving by S

Background imageGlauca Collection: Podalyria glauca

Podalyria glauca (Box-leaved podalyria, Podalyria buxifolia). Handcoloured copperplate engraving by S. Nevitt after a botanical illustration by Mrs Augusta Withers from Benjamin Maund and the Rev

Background imageGlauca Collection: Gold shower or glaucous-leaved galphimia, Galphimia glauca

Gold shower or glaucous-leaved galphimia, Galphimia glauca. Handcoloured copperplate engraving after a botanical illustration by Mills from Benjamin Maund and the Rev

Background imageGlauca Collection: Small soapweed, Yucca glauca

Small soapweed, Yucca glauca (Narrow-leaved Adams needle, Yucca angustifolia). Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Weddell after a drawing by John Curtis for Samuel Curtis continuation of William

Background imageGlauca Collection: Soapweed, Yucca glauca

Soapweed, Yucca glauca (Lyons narrow-leaved adams needle, Yucca stricta). Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Weddell after a drawing by John Curtis for Samuel Curtis continuation of William Curtis

Background imageGlauca Collection: Scorpion vetch, Coronilla valentina subsp. glauca

Scorpion vetch, Coronilla valentina subsp. glauca (Sea-green or day-smelling coronilla, Coronilla glauca). Handcolured copperplate engraving after a botanical illustration by Sydenham Edwards

Background imageGlauca Collection: Blue aloe, Aloe glauca

Blue aloe, Aloe glauca (Red-spined glaucous aloe, Aloe rhodacantha). Handcoloured copperplate engraving by F. Sansom Jr. after an illustration by Sydenham Edwards from William Curtis Botanical

Background imageGlauca Collection: Shark species

Shark species
Spiny dogfish, Squalus acanthias 1, vulnerable, blue shark, Prionace glauca 2, near threatened, small spotted catshark, Scyliorhinus canicula 3, 5, and zebra shark, Stegostoma fasciatum 4

Background imageGlauca Collection: Cat greenbriar or catbriar, Smilax glauca

Cat greenbriar or catbriar, Smilax glauca (Smilax sarsaparilla). Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Dr. Willibald Artus Hand-Atlas sammtlicher mediinisch-pharmaceutischer Gewachse

Background imageGlauca Collection: Curtis British Entomology Plate 724

Curtis British Entomology Plate 724
Hymenoptera: Cleptes nitidula = Cleptes nitidulus [Plant: Trinia glauca (Trinia glaberrima, Dwarf Burnet Saxifrage)] Date: 1824-39

Background imageGlauca Collection: Small magnolia tree or white bay, Magnolia glauca (engraving)

Small magnolia tree or white bay, Magnolia glauca (engraving)
5855001 Small magnolia tree or white bay, Magnolia glauca (engraving) by Redoute, Pierre-Joseph (1759-1840); (add.info.: Flower, leaf and cone of the small magnolia tree or white bay)

Background imageGlauca Collection: Valencia Coronilla - Scorpion vetch, Coronilla valentina subsp

Valencia Coronilla - Scorpion vetch, Coronilla valentina subsp. glauca (Sea-green or day-smelling coronilla)
FLO4578665 Valencia Coronilla - Scorpion vetch, Coronilla valentina subsp. glauca (Sea-green or day-smelling coronilla, Coronilla glauca)

Background imageGlauca Collection: Glaucous scorpion-vetch Coronilla valentina subsp. glauca

Glaucous scorpion-vetch Coronilla valentina subsp. glauca
Glaucous scorpion-vetch, Coronilla valentina subsp. glauca. Small cluster of bright yellow pea-like flowers, background in soft focus

Background imageGlauca Collection: Glaucous scorpion-vetch, Cornilla Valentina subsp Glauca, Delicate yellow flower growing outdoor

Glaucous scorpion-vetch, Cornilla Valentina subsp Glauca, Delicate yellow flower growing outdoor.-

Background imageGlauca Collection: California, Blue Shark (Prionace Glauca) Clear Blue Water Near Surface, Side View

California, Blue Shark (Prionace Glauca) Clear Blue Water Near Surface, Side View

Background imageGlauca Collection: Prionace glauca, or blue shark

Prionace glauca, or blue shark, a species of requiem shark. Date: 1862

Background imageGlauca Collection: Illustration, Satyridae -- Libytheidae -- Erycinidae

Illustration, Satyridae -- Libytheidae -- Erycinidae -- Satyrus Maera, Satyrus Megaera, Ephinephile Hyperanthus, Epinephile Janira, Hyperanthus Tithonus, Coenonympha Iphis, Coenonympha Arcania

Background imageGlauca Collection: Mackerel Midge and Thompsons Midge

Mackerel Midge and Thompsons Midge
Mackerel Midge (upper two, Ciliata glauca) and Thompsons Midge (lower two, Coryphaena). Date: 1864

Background imageGlauca Collection: Thomsons new swamp magnolia, Magnolia glauca major

Thomsons new swamp magnolia, Magnolia glauca major.. Handcoloured copperplate engraving drawn by John Curtis and engraved by Weddell from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, 1820, Samuel Curtis, Walworth

Background imageGlauca Collection: Glaucous-leaved veltheimia, lily from the Cape

Glaucous-leaved veltheimia, lily from the Cape of Good Hope, Veltheimia glauca.. Handcolored copperplate engraving from a botanical illustration by Sydenham Edwards from William Curtiss Botanical

Background imageGlauca Collection: Glaucous-leaved Adams needle with pale yellow

Glaucous-leaved Adams needle with pale yellow flowers, Yucca glauca, native of Carolina.. Illustration by John Curtis (the entomologist), engraved by Weddell

Background imageGlauca Collection: Australian grass trees

Australian grass trees
Australian Grass Trees. Xanthorrhoea glauca, Xanthorrhoea presii and Xanthorrhoea johnsonii are the three species of this interesting and endangered tree, found only in Australia

Background imageGlauca Collection: Picture No. 10767586

Picture No. 10767586
Oceanic Blue Shark - Diver testing Chain Mail / Stainless Steel mesh protective Suit (Prionace glauca) Date:

Background imageGlauca Collection: Picture No. 10732455

Picture No. 10732455
Backswimmer / Water Boatman - feeding on hoverfly (Notonecter glauca) Date:

Background imageGlauca Collection: Picture No. 10767735

Picture No. 10767735
Blue SHARK - Valerie Taylor testing Chain Mail / Stainless Steel mesh protective Suit in open ocean, 72 miles off the Californian Coast. (Prionace glauca) Date:

Background imageGlauca Collection: Picture No. 10767733

Picture No. 10767733
Blue SHARK - Biting Valerie Taylor who is testing the protection of a Chain Mail / Stainless Steel mesh protective Suit, Bait is used to attract the shark. (Prionace glauca) Date:

Background imageGlauca Collection: Picture No. 10767722

Picture No. 10767722
Blue shark - With divers - Shark using fins to feel Valerie Taylor's head. The other diver is trying to warn Valerie who is unaware (Prionace glauca) Date:

Background imageGlauca Collection: Picture No. 10767584

Picture No. 10767584
Oceanic Blue Shark - Diver testing Chain Mail / Stainless Steel mesh protective Suit (Prionace glauca) Date:

Background imageGlauca Collection: Picture No. 10767587

Picture No. 10767587
Oceanic Blue Shark - Diver working with 3 sharks. (Prionace glauca) Date:

Background imageGlauca Collection: Picture No. 10767585

Picture No. 10767585
Oceanic Blue Shark - Diver testing Chain Mail / Stainless Steel mesh protective Suit (Prionace glauca) Date:

Background imageGlauca Collection: Picture No. 10767236

Picture No. 10767236
BLUE SHARK (Prionace glauca) Date:

Background imageGlauca Collection: Veltheimia glauca, lily

Veltheimia glauca, lily
Illustration from Plantarum rariorum Horti Csarei Schoenbrunnensis descriptiones et icones, 1797/98, by Nikolaus Joseph Jacquin. Held in the Botany Library at the Natural History Museum, London


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"Glauca: A Journey through Nature's Shades of Blue" In the world of flora and fauna, a term that often signifies a mesmerizing shade of blue. From the enchanting Rosa glauca to the captivating Sprekelia formosissima, these plants paint nature's canvas with their stunning hues. Amongst them, Rosa fedtschenkoana and Rosa Reine des violettes stand out as true gems. Their delicate petals boast shades ranging from soft lavender to deep violet, evoking a sense of tranquility in any garden they grace. But let us not forget about our aquatic friends who also bear this name. The spiny dogfish, blue shark, and angel shark all possess an undeniable allure beneath the ocean's surface. Prionace glauca, commonly known as the blue shark, captivates with its sleek body and piercing eyes – truly an emblematic creature of the deep. Meanwhile, on land or sea alike, Shi drum and cingle dance gracefully in sync with their surroundings. These fish embody elegance in motion while showcasing subtle hints of glaucous tones amidst their scales. Venturing further into nature's realm reveals even more wonders adorned by this celestial hue. The Aztec lily emerges like a radiant starburst against its green backdrop; Sprekelia formosissima blooms proudly in vibrant blues that command attention wherever it grows. Columbine species add another layer to this symphony of blues with their delicate flowers resembling miniature watercolor paintings. Evening primrose species join in too; their velvety petals unfurling at dusk to reveal ethereal shades reminiscent of twilight skies. Even sharks are not immune to this captivating coloration – white sharks alongside nurse sharks share glimpses of glaucous undertones amidst their formidable presence underwater. Among them reigns Prionace glauca once again - the majestic blue shark - ruling the depths with its striking azure hue.