New Caledonia Glasshouse (formerly The Mexican Hothouse), 1830s, Charles Rohault de Fleury, Jardin des Plantes, Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France.  View from above of the interior of the glasshouse showing the newly planted Glasshouse which is divided into areas representing the four forest climates. Here see visitors in the central alley with the luxuriant vegetation of the humid forest on the left of the picture. 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. View from above of the interior of the glasshouse showing the newly planted Glasshouse which is divided into areas representing the four forest climates. Here see visitors in the central alley with the luxuriant vegetation of the humid forest on the left of the picture. The New Caledonia Glasshouse, or Hothouse, was the first...
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