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The Subsiding of the Waters of the Deluge

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Description: The Anatomy of Nature: Geology and American Landscape Painting, 1825–1875
~IN THE COLLECTION of the Bronck Museum in Coxsackie, New York, is a battered wooden box the size and shape of a briefcase. It contains Thomas Cole’s (1801–1848) mineral collection (fig. 5), one of the many bits of evidence we have of his interest in geology. Measuring about twenty by eighteen inches, the box holds...
PublisherPrinceton University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.17-45
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00117.005
Description: Frederic Church: The Art and Science of Detail
In 1859, the year both the Heart of the Andes and The Origin of Species appeared, Frederic Church traveled to the Newfoundland and Labrador coasts to sketch (fig. 38). The terrain was constantly shifting, as glaciers and icebergs remade the map. Explorers embarked to...
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.87-121
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00051.007

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