Habitat Dioramas: Illustions of Wilderness in Museums of Natural History. Karen Wonders.

Habitat Dioramas: Illustions of Wilderness in Museums of Natural History

Notes: The author's Ph.D. dissertation, cited nearly 200 times on Google Scholar.

"Explores the relationship between art and natural history concerning habitat dioramas. Covers museum exhibits in Sweden and the United States during the period 1880–1950. Pays attention to the role the dioramas have as a form of visual communication which expresses and influences environmental perception. Deals also with the advances of taxidermy 1800–1900."

Figura Nova Series, 25. 263 pages.

Edition + Condition: First edition (first printing). A very good copy in wrappers (paperback).

Publication: Upsala, Sweden: Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis, 1993.

ISBN: 9155431577

Item No: #307177

Price: $50.00

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