7 search results for “natural history” in the Public website
Emblems and the Natural World
The multiple connections between emblematics and Natural History in the broader perspective of their underlying artistic, literary, political and religious ideologies.
The Fate of Anatomical Collections
The changing status of anatomical collections from the early modern period to date.
Cultural Representations of Living Nature: Dynamics of Intermedial Recording in Text and Image (ca. 1550-1670)
This project investigates the transposition of natural historical material, knowledge and vision, between different media (collection, scientific drawing, academic texts, the visual arts and/or literature) – a transmission that happens in the borderline between the traditional, emblematic worldview…
Faculty of Humanities
BRASILIAE. Indigenous Knowledge in the Making of Science: Historia Naturalis Brasiliae (1648).
Investigating the intercultural connections that shaped practices of knowledge production in colonial Dutch Brazil.
Temminck's Order. Debates on Zoological Classification: 1800-1850
“Temminck’s Order” is the scientific biography of Coenraad Jacob Temminck (1778–1850), a Dutch naturalist and the first director of ’s Rijks Museum van Natuurlijke Historie in Leiden.
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