Relics and Selves

Exhibit Label

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Name:

Germán Burmeister

Person:

Burmeister, Karl Hermann

Pub. place:

Leipzig, Germany

Publisher:

Date of Pub.:

1872

Decade:

1870s

Country:

Argentina

Description:

Portrait of young Karl Hermann Burmeister, director of Buenos Aires's Museo Público, from the German edition of his 'History of Creation'

Institution:

Archivo General de la Nación, Buenos Aires

Medium & Display:

painting

Present Material:

photograph

Discourse:

fine arts, natural history

Key Concept:

Contents:

arts, conquest, desert, science, urban