Posted on 24 September 2019
Lilian's research explores the rich variety of ways in which European women contributed to the creation and dissemination of botanical and zoological knowledge of the Americas. You can read the full online exhibition on the John Carter Brown Library website.
Lilian is completing a PhD at York on the topic of British Women's Travel Writing to Latin America and Historiography, 1820-1850, supervised by Dr Emma Major.
Image: Insects, spiders, and crabs of Guadeloupe, Du Tertre, Jean Baptiste, 1610-1687 ©John Carter Brown Library, Box 1894, Brown University, Providence, R.I. 02912