Gregor Mendel, Austrian botanist
Gregor Johann Mendel (1822-1884), Austrian botanist and founder of genetics. Mendel, the abbot of an abbey in Brno, carried out breeding experiments with pea plants (held in hand). His results revealed the statistical laws of heredity, and he postulated the existence of a unit of heredity that is now called the gene
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Papaver (Poppy), two varieties
Two varieties of Papaver (Poppy) -- Papaver flore pleno rubrum (Double Red) and Papaver Eraticum rubrum (Wild Red), drawn by Basilius Besler (1561-1629), one of many plates in a book entitled Hortus Eystattensis sive diligens et accurata omnium plantarum, florum, stirpium ex variies orbis terrae partibus. The book contained illustrations of the flowers in the garden of Prince Bishop Johann Konrad von Gemmingen, in Eichstatt, Germany. Date: 1613
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The Royal Gathering at Windsor
The Royal Gathering at Windsor, November 17th 1907.
The Princess Royal, Duke of Connaught, Queen of Norway, German Emperor, Princess of Wales, Princess Patricia, Prince of Wales, King of Spain, German Empress, Prince Arthur of Connaught, Queen Alexandra, Grand Duke Vladimir of Russia, Queen of Spain, Duchess of Connaught, Princess Victoria, Prince Johann of Saxony, Prince Olaf, King Edward, The Infanta Isabel of Spain, Princess Henry of Battenberg, Grand Duchess Vladimir, Queen of Portugal, Duchess DAosta, Princess Johann of Saxony.
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