8.06.2019 A Bogotian Exhibition Celebrates Humboldtian Curiosity

ALEXANDRE VON HUMBOLDT'S LIVING CURIOSITY François Arago contacted two scientists in 1838 to evaluate together the accuracy of a new invention, photography: Jean-Baptiste Biot and Alexander von Humboldt. Hermann Biow (1804-1850). Daguerreian portrait of Alexander von Humboldt, 1847, Courtesy Museum für Kunst and Gewerbe, Hamburg (Wilhelm Weimar’s collection). If you had the opportunity to visit … Continue reading 8.06.2019 A Bogotian Exhibition Celebrates Humboldtian Curiosity