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Picturing Tropical Orchids

Rare Book Exhibition

Picturing Tropical Orchids

January 18 – March 24, 2019
Regenstein Center, Lenhardt Library

Free Library Talk:
Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 2 p.m.
Sunday, March 10, 2019 at 2 p.m.

Picturing Tropical Orchids: from the Rare Book Collection will feature beautifully hand-colored engravings of orchids found in tropical rainforests, cloud forests, and a particular orchid originally found in South America by botanical explorers Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859) and Aimé Bonpland (1773-1858) in 1834.