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Title(s):

Knowing nature : art and science in Philadelphia, 1740-1840 / edited by Amy R.W. Meyers, with the assistance of Lisa L. Ford.

Additional Title(s):

Art and science in Philadelphia, 1740-1840

Published/Created:
New Haven : Yale University Press, 2011.
Physical Description:
xiv, 417 p. : ill. (mostly col.) ; 31 cm.
Holdings:
Reference Library
N72.S3 K59 2011 (LC) Oversize
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
Note: The Reference Library is open by appointment. Please visit the Reference Library page on our website for more details. For scans from the reference collection please email ycba.reference@yale.edu.


Reference Library
N72.S3 K59 2011 (LC) Oversize
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
Note: The Reference Library is open by appointment. Please visit the Reference Library page on our website for more details. For scans from the reference collection please email ycba.reference@yale.edu.

Classification:
Books
Notes:
BEIN 2014 +290: Dust jacket.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Terms:
Art and science.
Natural history -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- 18th century.
Natural history -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- 19th century.
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Intellectual life -- 18th century.
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Intellectual life -- 19th century.
Contributors:
Meyers, Amy R. W.
Ford, Lisa L.
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  • A protracted view : the relationship between mapmakers and naturalists in recording the land / Margaret Pritchard
  • Cultivated lives, cultivated spaces : the scientific garden in Philadelphia, 1740-1840 / Therese O'Malley
  • America's "ancient garden": the Bartram Botanic Garden, 1728-1850 / Joel T. Fry
  • This other Eden : the American connection in Georgian pleasure grounds, from shrubbery and menagerie to aviary and flower garden / Mark Laird
  • From nature and memory : William Bartram's drawings of North American flora and fauna / Amy Meyers
  • Cultivating interiors : Philadelphia, China, and the natural world / Janice L. Neri
  • Surprising oddness and beauty : textile design and natural history between London and Philadelphia in the eighteenth century / Alicia Weisberg-Roberts
  • The rattlesnake : Benjamin Henry Latrobe and the place of art in America / Alexander Nemerov
  • A world of uses : Philadelphia's contributions to useful knowledge in François-André Michaux's North American sylva / Lisa L. Ford
  • Hand-coloring vs. color printing in early-nineteenth-century natural history color-plate books / James N. Green
  • Illustrating nature : institutional support for art and science in Philadelphia, 1770-1830 / Robert McCracken Peck
  • The pious pursuit of agriculture : nature, culture, and exchange in Quaker-Seneca missions / Robert S. Cox
  • The pictorial legacy of Lewis and Clark / Kenneth Haltman
  • A world too much : democracy and natural history in Godman and Audubon / Alexander Nemerov.