New Caledonia Glasshouse (formerly The Mexican Hothouse) built in the 1830s by Charles Rohault de Fleury, Jardin des Plantes, Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France. High angle view showing building work on the access ramp. The New Caledonia Glasshouse, or Hothouse, whose glass and metal structure, framed by bare winter trees, reflects late afternoon light, was the first French glass and iron building.

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New Caledonia Glasshouse (formerly The Mexican Hothouse) built in the 1830s by Charles Rohault de Fleury, Jardin des Plantes, Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France. High angle view showing building work on the access ramp. The New Caledonia Glasshouse, or Hothouse, whose glass and metal structure, framed by bare winter trees, reflects late afternoon light, was the first French glass and iron building.

Copyright Manuel Cohen / Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle

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