Link Love: 5/6/2011

  • A shot of Leafsnap, a free tree field guide app from the Smithsonian, University of Maryland, and Co Columbia University, the University of Maryland, and the Smithsonian Institution have tapped their experts to help create the world’s first plant identification mobile app using visual search: Leafsnap. Download the free tree field guide app here.
  • A Getty Museum conservator speaks about how the museum recently used tree-ring dating to discover that an ornate cabinet they had assumed was a fake was actually a genuine piece of Renaissance furniture made in 1580 in Burgundy, France.

“A Renaissance Cabinet Rediscovered,” Contributor: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Courtesy of Art Babble.

 

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