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Centuries-Old Illustrations Spring To Life At Lloyd Library

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The "Off the Page" exhibit now at the Lloyd Library & Museum brings the work of botanical illustrator Maria Sibylla Merian to life.

The Lloyd Library & Museum and Meddling with Nature have partnered on an exhibition now at the Lloyd entitled "Off the Page,” which brings the 300-year-old work of botanical illustrator Maria Sibylla Merian back to life. The exhibition features 3-dimensional recreations of Merian’s illustrations, using preserved plant, animal, and insect specimens.

Joining us to discuss "Off the Page" and the work of Maria Sibylla Merian are Lloyd Library & Museum Executive Director Patricia Van Skaik; and Meddling with Nature taxidermist, Jeremy Johnson.

For more information on "Off the Page," click here. For information about other programs, events and exhibits at the Lloyd Library & Museum this summer, click here

Zachary Petit wrote a feature on Meddling with Nature and Jeremy Johnson's work for the October 2016 issue of Cincinnati Magazine titled "Natural Causes."