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Published: 01 April 2022
Earth Sciences History (2022) 41 (1): 47–63.
... De la Beche’s original watercolor of Duria antiquior ( Figure 1 ) was rediscovered in May 1980 when it was recognised by the then Keeper of Art of the National Museum of Wales (NMW) in the window display of Appleby Bros., a now extinct London art dealership whose premises were at 8 Ryder Street...
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Series: GSA Memoirs
Published: 24 February 2022
DOI: 10.1130/2021.1218(09)
EISBN: 9780813782188
... the “right” picture. Nevertheless, we can see what he saw and interpret it through a modern lens of understanding. In his drawings, Suess exercised what the great German geologist Hans Cloos later called “the art of leaving out.” This meant that in the drawings, the parts not relevant to the discussion...
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Series: GSA Memoirs
Published: 24 February 2022
DOI: 10.1130/2021.1218(16)
EISBN: 9780813782188
... and manipulating the data from original tracks into meaningful displays. Folktales abound throughout the world regarding dinosaur tracks. The fascination with dinosaur tracks is evident in pictographs and ancient cave art in the vicinity of trackways ( Helm, 2013 ; Helm and Benoit, 2019 ; Lockley et al...
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Series: GSA Memoirs
Published: 24 February 2022
DOI: 10.1130/2021.1218(05)
EISBN: 9780813782188
... as it may seem. Brongniart had training in chemistry and mineralogy, was the son of celebrated architect Alexandre-Théodore Brongniart (1739–1813), and was recognized for his abilities in science, art, and administration. As director he employed and befriended such artists as Jacques-Louis David (1748–1825...
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Series: GSA Memoirs
Published: 24 February 2022
DOI: 10.1130/2021.1218(10)
EISBN: 9780813782188
... resembles that of Crioceratites honoratii, also pubished by Levéillé (1837) , except in the cross-section outline. The work of the Sowerbys was a milestone in the study of shells (including mollusks and brachiopods). The seven volumes include 648 etched copper plates that are works of art. Some...
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Series: GSA Memoirs
Published: 24 February 2022
DOI: 10.1130/2021.1218(27)
EISBN: 9780813782188
... ABSTRACT In 2017–2018, two fine arts undergraduate students, Todd Rowan and Moesha Wright, conceived and created a mural for the Dunn-Seiler Museum at Mississippi State University, Mississippi, USA, under the supervision of art professor emeritus Brent Funderburk. Students researched...
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Series: GSA Memoirs
Published: 24 February 2022
DOI: 10.1130/2021.1218(28)
EISBN: 9780813782188
... large-scale paintings reside in several public, private, and corporate collections, including the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA), Wales, and Lambert Energy Advisory. In this chapter, I reflect on creating my recent Fossilarium series based on the investigation of my father’s field research...
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Series: GSA Memoirs
Published: 24 February 2022
DOI: 10.1130/MWR218
EISBN: 9780813782188
Journal Article
Journal: Geology
Published: 16 February 2022
Geology (2022) 50 (3): 259.
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Journal Article
Journal: Elements
Published: 01 February 2022
Elements (2022) 18 (1): 70–71.
Journal Article
Published: 01 October 2021
Earth Sciences History (2021) 40 (2): 293–331.
... to do with photography, as it takes shape in a drawing only when the artist/scientist has understood the process, and is willing to visualize it in the great and pregnant book of his art works in competition with nature. Perhaps Vasari noticed this fact when in his life of Leonardo, he wrote...
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Published: 01 October 2021
Earth Sciences History (2021) 40 (2): 461–502.
... are accompanied by superb drawings of his observations in which Suess took great care not to insert himself between Nature as he perceived it in the framework of the knowledge of his day and his readers. In his drawings, he exercised what the great German geologist Hans Cloos later called ‘the art of leaving out...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 April 2021
Earth Sciences History (2021) 40 (1): 68–83.
..., Sopwith learned the art of engraving and isometric drawing (Anon. 1879; Turner and Dearman 1980 , p. 202). He became a successful land surveyor with commissions in the mining districts of the north of England and in the Forest of Dean and on the developing railways in England, working with engineers...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 21 October 2020
DOI: 10.1144/SP486.5
EISBN: 9781786204868
... Carboniferous strata of the Meuse Valley, between Namur and Liège, a region which is the geographical birthplace of the Carolingian dynasty. The entire Middle Ages is dominated by the intense use of these black ‘marbles’, especially in the field of funerary art, but also for baptismal fonts, other types...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 21 October 2020
DOI: 10.1144/SP486-2017-158
EISBN: 9781786204868
... ornamental rocks used in architecture of the Jugend (Art Nouveau) style in St Petersburg, Russia, Helsinki, Finland, and in other northern European cities at the end of the nineteenth and into the early twentieth centuries. There are many soft natural materials of differing mineralogical...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 October 2020
Earth Sciences History (2020) 39 (2): 229–245.
... and cartographers in the 1860s, did not extend to Victorian scholars in Britain. The Humboldtian way of seeing and knowing transformed science into art, adding quantitative and aesthetic elements to a qualitative perspective. As already mentioned, it was Lorraine Daston who suggested the term ‘Humboldtian gaze...
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Published: 01 October 2020
Earth Sciences History (2020) 39 (2): 291–304.
... of Practical Geology, Prince Albert also officially opened the new Government School of Mines and of Science Applied to the Arts on 12 May 1851. In his statement, Prince Albert noted that the need for the institution “had been long felt in this country” ( McCartney 1977 , p. 38). De la Beche’s systematic...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1144/SP480.18
EISBN: 9781786204240
... Abstract Archibald Geikie was interested in art and produced c. 700 images in various media. Geikie’s drawings and watercolours evolved in relation to the tradition of links between geology and fine art. This tradition is important in considering Geikie’s visual output. His work...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1144/SP480.9
EISBN: 9781786204240
... the main types of subject matter that he chose to depict in his art and his distinctive stylistic approach to these themes. His contribution and posthumous legacy are considered within the contexts of both Scottish art history and the deaf community. Finally, the discussion moves forward to the present day...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 October 2018
Earth Sciences History (2018) 37 (2): 403–415.
... of an artist of late romanticism and realism based on some of the mythological scenes and the ‘glory of the Middle Age’ which he depicted on canvas. His paintings have received little attention from art historians, even though he might be considered to have been the forerunner of several different styles...
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