The 18th Century Search for the Blue Nile

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A picture of a camera obscura

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Image of Title Page of Volume 6 of Bruce's Travels

Oil painting of James Bruce on canvas

Engraving of Carolus Linnaeus

Large Engraving of 12 Shells

Engraving of Georges-Louis Leclerc De Buffon

This painting depicts the highly complex racial categories in 18th century Mexican society.

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Images of people of the Sandwich Islands from James Cook's travel narrative

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Bruce's plate of a collection of mollusks

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Image of the top part of Bruce's opening page to the flora section of volume six.
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