Mendel museum books

Mendel museum books

H413/0285 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 40.1MB

Downloadable file size: 3.0MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator

This image is part of the feature Mendel Museum


Caption: Mendel museum books. Books from the library of the Abbey of Saint Thomas, Brno, Czech Republic. The Abbey houses a collection of Mendel relics (the Mendelianum) commemorating Gregor Johann Mendel (1822-1884), former abbot of the Abbey, Austrian botanist and founder of genetics. Mendel's copy (left) of his Experiments In Pea Hybridisation (1866), describes his discovery of the statistical laws of heredity. The first German edition (right) of Charles Darwin's On The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection (1859), describes how evolution works. Hereditary units (genes) would be recognised, sixteen years after Mendel's death, as the means through which evolution takes place.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: 19th century, 2002, abbey of saint thomas, abbot, ancient, antique, augustinian, austrian, book, books, botanist, botany, brno, charles robert, czech republic, darwin, evolution, evolutionary biology, exhibition, gene, genes, genetic, geneticist, gregor johann, hereditary, heredity, historical, history, laws, library, mendel, mendelianum, monastery, monk, museum, old, religion, religious, researcher, scientist, surname m, the genius of genetics

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.