Using field journals, correspondence files, specimen lists, and herbarium specimens themselves, Elaine Ayers unveils the multi-layered work involved in knowing, ordering, and selling tropical flora—a project complicated by the embodied nature of tropical plants in the Victorian imagination.
Section 5: Valuation
Conference "Working on Things. On the Social, Political, and Economic History of Collected Objects" (Berlin 2016)
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