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Natural History & Visual Epistemology

Daniela Bleichmar

in Visible Empire: Botanical Expeditions and Visual Culture in the Hispanic Enlightenment

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226058535
eISBN:
9780226058559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226058559.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines the importance and operation of visual epistemology in eighteenth-century natural history. It describes the specialized ways of looking that came to characterize naturalists at ... More


Visible Empire: Botanical Expeditions and Visual Culture in the Hispanic Enlightenment

Daniela Bleichmar

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226058535
eISBN:
9780226058559
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226058559.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Between 1777 and 1816, botanical expeditions crisscrossed the vast Spanish Empire in an ambitious project to survey the flora of much of the Americas, the Caribbean, and the Philippines. While these ... More


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