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The Course of Empire: The Consummation

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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: America’s Rome: Volume I—Classical Rome
~This is one of many juxtapositions in nineteenth-century American literature and painting of a representative American character and a classical architectural image, of which the Colosseum is by far the most commonly chosen. The Colosseum had by this time a complex...
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.43-67
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00010.007

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