Relics and Selves

Exhibit Label

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Name:

Germán Burmeister in the library of the Public Museum

Person:

Burmeister, Karl Hermann

Pub. place:

Buenos Aires

Publisher:

Date of Pub.:

Decade:

1880s

Country:

Argentina

Description:

Burmeister posing in the library of Buenos Aires' Public (later National) Museum in the 1880s

Institution:

Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales 'Bernardino Rivadavia'

Medium & Display:

museums, photography

Present Material:

journal

Discourse:

natural history

Key Concept:

body

Contents:

fauna & flora, fossils, heroes, science