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Magnolia grandiflora (The Laurel Tree of Carolina): Gallery Label - Current

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Minneapolis Institute of Arts

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2010-09-17

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Mark Catesby's Natural History was the first published account of the plants and animals of North America. It was also the first natural history book to include large-scale color plates. He lived in Virginia from 1712 to 1719 and in Carolina from 1722 to 1726. After returning to England, he spent some eighteen years preparing his sumptuous publication.
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Type: Commentary, Gallery Label - Current
Source: Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Rights: Copyright Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Added to Site: October 2, 2010