Brooklyn Botanic Garden CherryWatch

2008: The map above shows the approximate positions of every Prunus specimen in the Cherry Esplanade, Cherry Walk, Cherry Cultivars Area and Japanese Garden and its current blossom status. Also, be sure to check out the Stages in Bloom in Photographs. Link

Life Before Television

Turn off your flat screen television and get lost in 17th, 18th and 19th century optical entertainment. Link

For Sale: Zoology of New York or The New York Fauna, Part II, Birds

1844: Hand colored lithographs; 8.5" x 11.5".
The images of the birds were painted by John W. Hill and lithographed and hand colored by the Endicott firm of New York. Link

For Sale: Japanese Woodblocks

1900s: Japanese woodblocks from a collection of textile designs. Printed on very delicate rice paper. Link and Link

For Sale: Vintage French Linen Kitchen Towels

Date Unknown: Set of six vintage French pure linen kitchen towels. Each has a hanging loop and three red stripes down each side. Link