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Wonderlust: the influence of natural history illustration and ornamentation on perceptions of the exotic in Australia

Dickson, Nicola Jan


This thesis is comprised of two parts: a Studio Research component with an accompanying Exegesis (66%), and a Dissertation (33%). The Dissertation presented here examines the historical and cultural context of the production of natural history illustration and ornamentation, and the formal qualities of these visual forms that enabled them to inform and disseminate exotic constructions and perceptions. These visual forms were a significant part of the intellectual and cultural framework of the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011-04-05
Type: Thesis (PhD) - Exegesis


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