Jacques Huber (1867-1914) was a Swiss Botanist who worked at the Amazon from 1895 to 1914. He authored a major work on taxonomy, phytogeography, plant ecology and agronomy. This is the blog of a research on Huber's life and work funded by the Brazilian Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, Capes Foundation and supported by the Naturhistorisches Museum der Burgergemeinde Bern.
This is the most famous picture of Jacques Huber, in glass plate negative, unfortunately not in good conditions, preserved at the Guilherme de La Penha Archives, Goeldi Museum, Brazil. Dateand photographerunidentified.