Opium poppy, historical artwork

Opium poppy, historical artwork

B640/1566 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 50.8MB

Downloadable file size: 5.0MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Credit: GEORGE BERNARD/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Opium poppy. Historical artwork depicting an opium poppy (Papaver somniferum) as a women. She is shaking seeds from two seed heads around her waist. This poppy is a source of opium, a narcotic resin. Opium is used in the pharmaceutical industry to produce the analgesics (painkillers) morphine and codeine. Opium can also be refined to yield pure heroin an illegal drug that induces feelings of warmth and euphoria. Image taken from "Les Fleurs Animees" (1867).

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

Keywords: 1800s, 1867, 19th century, abuse, addiction, addictive, analgesic, animal, artwork, biological, biology, botanical, botany, codeine, concept, concepts, conceptual, fauna, female, flora, flower, heroin, historical, history, human, illegal drug, illustration, insect, les fleurs animees, medical, medicine, morphine, narcotic, nature, opiate, opium poppy, painkiller, papaver somniferum, people, person, plant, plants, reproduction, seed, seed head, seed heads, spreading, wildlife, woman

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