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Title: Caldas
Publication Info: Bogota : Ayala Gr., 1883.

Summary: This 1883 image is a reproduced portrait of Francisco Jose de Caldas and his signature.
Historical Notes: Caldas was an important figure in nineteenth century mathematics and sciences in Colombia. This importance is seen in the border image that frames the portrait of Caldas. The border included images of books, a globe, and mathematical and scientific tools. These items reflect the important role that Caldas played in scientific exploration in nineteenth-century Colombia.

Subject(s): Caldas, Francisco José de, 1768-1816
Portrait Prints -- Colombia -- 19th Century
Discoveries in Sciences -- Colombia -- 19th Century

Type: Pamphlet
Language: Spanish
Format: JPG
PDF - Color
Donor: Helguera, J. León
Collection: Helguera, J. León Collection
Institution: Vanderbilt University
Accession Number: NA
Record Number: 647