HOMER HOUSE PIONEER OF WILDFLOWER PHOTOGRAPHY
- WILD FLOWERS. // New Yorker;12/2/1961, Vol. 37 Issue 42, p248
The article reviews the book "Wild Flowers," by Homer D. House.
- Epic Flora Survey of East Africa. // News 'n' More;Oct2012, Vol. 5 Issue 10, p20
The article discusses the Flora of Tropical East Africa (FTEA), a project involving an epic flora survey of East Africa. The survey started in 1948 and covers wild plant species in Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania. 135 botanists from several countries have collaborated to complete the survey. The FTEA...
- Autochrome. Wood, John // American History Illustrated;Mar/Apr94, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p54
Informs on the rare, fragile images obtained from the first practical color photographic processes known as autochrome. Delicate images preserved between two thin sheets of glass; Numbers of plates made and exposed between 1907 and 1932; Creation of August and Louis Lumiere, who also invented...
- BSA Recognizes Outstanding Botanists. // BioScience;Jan1985, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p59
Discusses the banquet held by the Botanical Society of America which recognized several botanists for their excellence of their research. Awards presented to Donald R. Kaplan, Theodore T. Kozlowski and Rolla M. Tyron; Other botanists who received awards.
- THE RUPERT BARNEBY AWARD. // Darwiniana;1999, Vol. 37 Issue 1/2, p166
Presents information on the Rupert Barneby Award. Award received by botanist Pablo Lozano; Application process for the 1999 Rupert Berneby Award.
- Head in the Sand. Rizzo, Johnna // National Geographic;Nov2012, Vol. 222 Issue 5, Preceding p142
A photograph is presented which was taken in 1928 of the Sphinx, an ancient monolithic statue in Egypt of a half-man, half-beast creature, with a focus on the autochrome technologies used to color the photo and comments by then-editor of the "National Geographic" magazine, Gilbert H. Grosvenor.
- Early color. Gardner, James // Magazine Antiques;Mar/Apr2012, Vol. 179 Issue 2, p116
The article presents a profile of the German photographer Heinrich KÃ¼hn. Particular focus is paid to KÃ¼hn's autochromes, or color photographs, which, according to the author, represent the photographer's highest achievements. A brief biographical account of KÃ¼hn's life is presented....
- Plant individuality: a solution to the demographer's dilemma. Clarke, Ellen // Biology & Philosophy;May2012, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p321
The problem of plant individuality is something which has vexed botanists throughout the ages, with fashion swinging back and forth from treating plants as communities of individuals (Darwin ; Braun and Stone ; MÃ¼nch ) to treating them as organisms in their own right, and although the latter...
- The constant gardeners. // Nature;4/13/2006, Vol. 440 Issue 7086, p845
The article supports botanical gardens' effort to broaden their scientific reach to include genetic investigations. It argues against the criticisms of some academic botanists that the efforts as duplicative and a distraction from the gardens' core work. It suggests that botanical gardens need...