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History & People, Inside our Collections

Discovering the Art of ‘Flora Cubana’ in the LuEsther T. Mertz Library

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Since starting as an Andrew W. Mellon Fellow at the Garden’s Humanities Institute in September, I’ve worked almost entirely remotely, relying on the Garden’s excellent ... Read More

History & People

“Mournful Relics” through Foreign Eyes: Envisioning Land Degradation on Nineteenth-Century Brazilian Coffee Fazendas

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In 1883, as C. F. van Delden Laërne steamed through Rio de Janeiro province aboard the Estrada de Ferro Dom Pedro II locomotive, he was ... Read More

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