Relics and Selves

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Name:

Hermann von Ihering

Person:

Ihering, Hermann von

Pub. place:

São Paulo

Publisher:

Date of Pub.:

Decade:

1880s

Country:

Brazil

Description:

Photographic portrait of the zoologist and founding director of the Museu Paulista

Institution:

Museu Nacional, Quinta de Boa Vista

Medium & Display:

museums, photography

Present Material:

photograph

Discourse:

natural history

Key Concept:

Contents:

fauna & flora, fossils, race, science