Colombia: A Botanical Expedition

June 16, 1998 – September 23, 1998

National Zoo
3001 Connecticut Ave., NW
Washington, DC

Amazonia Science Gallery

On view are 54 reproductions of original botanical illustrations produced between 1782-1816 under the direction of Jose Celestino Mutis, leader of Spain's Royal Botanical Expedition in Colombia. Also on view is a recently published 23-volume set of the entire collection of Mutis's work Flora de Bogota de Nueva Granada.