"Pick and wash your Straw Berries clean, and put them in the pan, one by another, as thick as you can, then take Sugar, Cinamon, and a little Ginger finely beaten, and well mingled together, cast them upon the Straw Berries, and cover them with the lid finely cut into Lozenges, and so let them bake a quarter of an houre, then take it out, strewing it with a little Cinamon, and Sugar, and so serve it."
('The Miraculous Transformation and Unusual Flower-Food of Caterpillars)
Maria Sybilla Merian 1679-1683.
of the Funguses of Interest and Novelty Indigenous to Britain'
Mrs. Thomas John Hussey. 1847.
the Natural History of Some of the Most Interesting British and Foreign Birds'
Miss S. Waring. 1832.
in a Series of Familiar Letters. With Illustrated Engravings'
Priscilla Wakefield. 1816.
All the images here come from the University of Wisconsin 'Women & Nature' exhibition
UPDATE (Oct. 2012) Much of the original site is now dead. I've written to Wisconsin U Libraries asking if some remedial server work can bring it all back. Fingers crossed. It was an excellent exhibition site.