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    Evolution and Identity: A Photographic Portrait of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard University, Photographs by Todd Swimmer and Michael Canfield

    Presented by at Harvard Neighbors' Gallery

    October 5 - November 4, 2009


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    Evolution and Identity: A Photographic Portrait of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard University, Photographs by Todd Swimmer and Michael Canfield

    The Museum of Comparative Zoology was established in 1859 by the famed 19th century naturalist Louis Agassiz, coincidentally, this is also the year that Charles Darwin published "On the Origin of the Species." Through photographs and accompanying text, Todd Swimmer, a photographer and Michael Canfield, a biologist, consider the relationship between the historical purpose of this great educational and research institution and the...

    The Museum of Comparative Zoology was established in 1859 by the famed 19th century naturalist Louis Agassiz, coincidentally, this is also the year that Charles Darwin published "On the Origin of the Species." Through photographs and accompanying text, Todd Swimmer, a photographer and Michael Canfield, a biologist, consider the relationship between the historical purpose of this great educational and research institution and the aesthetic character of the museum created by generations of scientists and students.


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