THE TRAVELS OF MIGUEL FLORES-VIANNA

A WORLD OF FRIENDS, PLACES AND MOODS BY MIGUEL FLORES-VIANNA

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

A TERRACE IN ROME...

Afternoon sun, cicadas, a southern wind carrying African scents, Roman pines shading the inamorati...     

Friday, July 20, 2012

THE JOHN TRADESCANTS...

... they were father and son, botanists, explorers, collectors, gardeners. The father went all the way to Siberia, the son brought the magnolia tree to Europe...

The following images come from a catalogue called Museum Tradescantianum by John Tradescant, the younger published in 1656.  









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Tuesday, July 17, 2012