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The Course of Empire: Destruction

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Description: The Landscape of Belief: Encountering the Holy Land in Nineteenth-Century American...
This short imperative, declaimed by John Danforth in the Massachusetts Assembly chamber at the beginning of the eighteenth century, contains within its succinct formulation the sentiments constituting the foundation of the nineteenth-century American fascination with the Holy Land. “Israel,” understood as...
PublisherPrinceton University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.13-26
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00149.006
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

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