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March 22, 2014
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A Timely Gift: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Selected Drawings Portfolios

Crystal Bridges Library has received many wonderful book donations over the past three years, but […]
October 18, 2013
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Autumn Leaves in the Crystal Bridges Library

I discovered yet another amazing color plate book while researching Autumn themes. Titled  Autumn Leaves […]
October 10, 2013
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American Spiders and Charlotte’s Web

Now that you have had the chance to view images from, and perhaps peruse online, […]
September 27, 2013
The Hen. The Child's Illustrated Book of Natural History.

Birds, Part IV: Young Birds in the Crystal Bridges Library

Another truly charming genre in our nineteenth-century American color plate collection is children’s books. Bird, […]
August 30, 2013
A color plate from Catesby's "Hortus Europae Americanus: Collection of 85 Curious Trees and Shrubs

Books about Art & Nature

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art welcomes all to celebrate the American spirit in a […]