1920s Exhibit on Conservation
Carnegie Museum of Natural History

In efforts to educate and raise awareness about the pollution of the environment, two smaller dioramas were created of an existing diorama of wildflowers. These two dioramas showed nature destroyed: one by garbage and the other by fire. When the exhibit opened, it attracted many people due to its unusual approach. The diorama format was not new, but the content was.

Celestine Yuan
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