By Amy R. W. Meyers,Margaret Beck Pritchard
Inspired by means of an immense touring exhibition of Catesby's watercolor drawings from the Royal Library, Windsor fort, this selection of interdisciplinary essays considers Catesby's endeavors as a naturalist-artist, clinical explorer, experimental horticulturist, decorative gardener, and early environmental philosopher when it comes to the pursuits held via some of the, overlapping groups within which he functioned--particularly as these pursuits relating to the British colonial enterprise.
The participants are David R. Brigham, Joyce E. Chaplin, Mark Laird, Amy R. W. Meyers, Therese O'Malley, and Margaret Beck Pritchard.
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David R. Brigham (Worcester paintings Museum)
Joyce E. Chaplin (Vanderbilt University)
Mark Laird (University of Toronto)
Amy R. W. Meyers (Huntington Library & artwork Collections)
Therese O'Malley (National Gallery of Art)
Margaret Beck Pritchard (Colonial Williamsburg Foundation)
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