Englishwoman's Domestic Magazine,  7 (1858–59), 97–103.

The Story of a Pin  [3/9]



Short Fiction, Serial


Botanical Gardens, Natural History, Aesthetics, Representation

    Describes the rich variety of animals and plants at the Jardin des Plantes, the place where the 'celebrated artist', Redouté, teaches his pupils 'how best to see Nature' (100). Notes how Redouté, the 'High Priest of Flora and Pomona', loved 'to show the beauties of his kingdom to an appreciating mind' and describes how the artist sought to instruct his class in depicting flowers (100–101).

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