Science, Art, and Authenticity in Natural History Displays

January 1st, 2004 | RESEARCH

This chapter explores natural history exhibits, particularly dioramas, with regard to both art and authenticity. Dioramas are treated as a novel form of scientific model.


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Lynn Nyhart, Author
Stanford University, Publisher


Publication: Models: The Third Dimension of Science
Page(s): 307

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Audience: Educators | Teachers | Museum | ISE Professionals
Discipline: History | policy | law | Life science
Resource Type: Edited Chapter | Reference Materials
Environment Type: Exhibitions | Museum and Science Center Exhibits