Final Review

Final Review - Final Review Franklinia Alatamaha (Lost...

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Final Review Franklinia Alatamaha (Lost Tree)– drawn by William Bartram (known native born artist- naturalist from New World.) Located on the Alatamaha river in Georgia. And also named for Benjamin Franklin John Bartram – known as “King’s botanist.” Father of William. Kindred Spirits – Asher B. Durand , 1849. Depicts Thomas Cole, founder of Hudson River School of painting, and William Cullen Bryant, poet and author and had idea for central park, both overlooking the Adderondacks. Albert Bierstadt painted “The Rocky Mountains” 1863. Important topic of revenue. Sold to American Sanitary Commission, which Olmsted was secretary. Thomas Cole – The Course of Empire paintings. (GOOGLE them) – education in Europe. > CYCLE> Wildlife to Civilization to Wildlife John Muir and Gifford Pinchot(Head of dam committee) – opposite sides of Hetch Hetchy Valley dam. John Muir was opposing it while forester Pinchot was for it. They were friends, both working to create the American Forestry Commission Pinchot was forester at Biltmore estates – got there because of Olmsted. Aldo Leopold – wrote the Sand County almanac, forester and professor at Univ of Wisconsin. Worked for Gila and got forest service to create Gila Primitive Area (grandfather wilderness). It took 20 years of lobbying to create Wilderness Act of 1964. Didn’t want to be undone by Sec. of Ag. Jefferson bought the Natural Bridge of Virginia and promoted Niagara Falls. He used the bridge as a retreat.
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