Pineapples, Labyrinths, and Butterflies: Female Collectors in the Dutch Golden Age

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Pineapples, Labyrinths, and Butterflies: Female Collectors in the Dutch Golden Age

Type: Research master thesis
Title: Pineapples, Labyrinths, and Butterflies: Female Collectors in the Dutch Golden Age
Author: Brouwer, Veerle de
Issue Date: 2017-08-31
Keywords: Agnes Block
Magdalena Poulle
Maria Sybilla Merian
Carolus Clusius
Botany
Seventeenth Century
Collecting
Female Collectors
Jan Swammerdam
Marie de Brimeu
Abstract: This thesis focused on several female collectors in the seventeenth century in the Low Countries and what their influence has been on for example the science of botany, garden design, and entomology. The main figures that are discussed are Maria Sybilla Merian, Magdalena Poulle, and Agnes Block.
Supervisor: Keblusek, Marika
Faculty: Faculty of Humanities
Department: Arts and Culture (Research master)
Specialisation: MA Arts and Culture: Museums and Collections
ECTS Credits: 20
Handle: http://hdl.handle.net/1887/52204
 

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