New Caledonia Glasshouse (formerly The Mexican Hothouse), 1830s, Charles Rohault de Fleury, Jardin des Plantes, Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France.  Low angle view of gardeners replanting the glasshouse around an irrigation trench from the waterfall. The New Caledonia Glasshouse, or Hothouse, was the first French glass and iron building.

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New Caledonia Glasshouse (formerly The Mexican Hothouse), 1830s, Charles Rohault de Fleury, Jardin des Plantes, Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France. Low angle view of gardeners replanting the glasshouse around an irrigation trench from the waterfall. The New Caledonia Glasshouse, or Hothouse, was the first French glass and iron building.

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