Windows on Nature

Windows on Nature

The Great Habitat Dioramas of the American Museum of Natural History

Book - 2006
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The habitat dioramas, a centerpiece of the American Museum of Natural History, get their due in this handsome oversized (11.25x10.25) volume, which presents many full-page color plates of the dioramas. The text, by Quinn (who began his career painting dioramas at the Museum in 1974--he's now in charge of exhibitions), details the subject of the di
Publisher: New York : Harry N. Abrams, 2006.
ISBN: 9780810959408
Branch Call Number: 570.747471
Characteristics: 179 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 x 29 cm.
Additional Contributors: American Museum of Natural History


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Apr 20, 2017

This is a beautiful and interesting book that anyone who loved the Museum of Natural History as a child will enjoy. Great pictures and a great stories about early conservation efforts, the characters that created them, and the artistic and technological developments in trying to present realistic dioramas.


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