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Pineapple with Cockroaches


RCIN 921156

Merian described the pineapple as ‘the most outstanding of all edible fruits’. She also remarked that cockroaches are ‘the most infamous of all insects in America on account of the great damage they cause to all the inhabitants by spoiling their wool, linen, food and drinks’.

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