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How Lithography Shaped the History of Biology Illustrations

Biology illustrations are visual representations of biological subjects, such as animals, plants, cells, and organs. They are used to communicate scientific information, such as anatomy, classification, function, and evolution. Biology illustrations have a long and rich history, dating back to the prehistoric cave paintings and ancient manuscripts. However, one of the most influential techniques that revolutionized the field of biology illustrations was lithography.

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