Smithsonian Magazine: A 19th-Century Encyclopedia Gets a Modern Makeover

Smithsonian Magazine: A 19th-Century Encyclopedia Gets a Modern Makeover . “‘Iconographic Encyclopaedia of Science, Literature, and Art’ was translated and updated by Spencer Baird, a man who would become the Smithsonian’s second Secretary. Much like our very own Institution, it covered topics from art to zoology. Today, a new digital edition helps brings its knowledge to 21st-century viewers.”

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