Collecting nature / edited by Andrea Gáldy and Sylvia Heudecker.

Title: 
Collecting nature / edited by Andrea Gáldy and Sylvia Heudecker.

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Publisher: 
Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Press, 2014.
Description: 
xxxiii, 232 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Other Authors: 
Gáldy, Andrea, editor
Heudecker, Sylvia, 1969- editor
Format of Material: 
Books
Bib ID: 
145407
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Location: 
Stacks
Call Number: 
QH61.C655 2014z
Notes: 
"Essays are based on conference papers given at the Collecting Nature conference held at Schwabenakademie Irsee in May 2013"--Acknowledgements.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 181-210) and index.
Contents: 
Collecting nature within nature: animal inclusions in amber in early modern collections / Rachel King --
Collecting zoological rarities at the Medici Court: real, stuffed and depicted beasts as cultural signs / Angelica Groom --
Wenzel Jamnitzer's mortar: life casting and court experimentalism in the 16th century / Virginia Spenlé --
Ornithology and collecting in the Dutch golden age: the collecting of exotica and captured specimens / Joy Kearney --
The birds in Mark Catesby's Natural History: collected, depicted, commodified / Shepard Krech III --
A princely plant collector in Renaissance Germany / Miriam Hall Kirch --
Collecting the painted Netherlands: the art collection of Archduke Ernest of Austria in Brussels / Ivo Raband --
The correspondence of Henry Oldenburg and circulation of objects at the early Royal Society of London, 1660-1677 / Iordan Avramov --
Carl Linnaeus and the natural history collections of Lovisa Ulrika of Sweden at Drottningholm Palace / Anne Harbers --
The early modern library as a site for collecting and display of scientific instruments / Inga Elmqvist Söderlund --
Collecting nature, archiving Eden / Dornith Doherty.
ISBN: 
1443860557
9781443860550