Seeing Botanically: Linnaean Influence in Popular Antebellum Flower Books and the Library Company of Philadelphia’s Visual Collections

Seeing Botanically: Linnaean Influence in Popular Antebellum Flower Books and the Library Company... pennsylvania history Aaron V. Wunsch, "Parceling the Picturesque: `Rural' Cemeteries and Urban Context in Nineteenth-Century Philadelphia," Ph.D. thesis, University of California­Berkeley, 2009, chap. 3. Author's conversation with James N. Green, September 2010. McDannell, "Religious Symbolism of Laurel Hill Cemetery," 289­90; George Thomas, "The Statue in the Garden," in Sculpture of a City: Philadelphia's Treasures in Bronze and Stone (New York: Walker Publishing, 1974), 37. Smith, Recollections, 222, 224. Smith's collaborator in this unlicensed abridgement was Dr. Samuel George Morton, who married Smith's cousin in the same year (1827). Trained in medicine, Morton later achieved fame as a naturalist who used his extensive cranium collection to argue for the existence of original and distinct human "races." His work and its social implications are treated in many scholarly studies. A recent contribution is Ann Fabian, The Skull Collectors: Race, Science, and America's Unburied Dead (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2010). Walter W. Ristow, "The Map Publishing Career of Robert Pearsall Smith," Quarterly Journal of the Library of Congress 26 (1969): 174­85; Walter W. Ristow, "The Anastatic Process in Map Reproduction," Cartographic Journal 9 (1972): 37­42; Edward J. Law, "The Introduction of Anastatic Printing to America," Journal of the Printing Historical http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Pennsylvania History: A Journal of Mid-Atlantic Studies Penn State University Press

Seeing Botanically: Linnaean Influence in Popular Antebellum Flower Books and the Library Company of Philadelphia’s Visual Collections

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pennsylvania history Aaron V. Wunsch, "Parceling the Picturesque: `Rural' Cemeteries and Urban Context in Nineteenth-Century Philadelphia," Ph.D. thesis, University of California­Berkeley, 2009, chap. 3. Author's conversation with James N. Green, September 2010. McDannell, "Religious Symbolism of Laurel Hill Cemetery," 289­90; George Thomas, "The Statue in the Garden," in Sculpture of a City: Philadelphia's Treasures in Bronze and Stone (New York: Walker Publishing, 1974), 37. Smith, Recollections, 222, 224. Smith's collaborator in this unlicensed abridgement was Dr. Samuel George Morton, who married Smith's cousin in the same year (1827). Trained in medicine, Morton later achieved fame as a naturalist who used his extensive cranium collection to argue for the existence of original and distinct human "races." His work and its social implications are treated in many scholarly studies. A recent contribution is Ann Fabian, The Skull Collectors: Race, Science, and America's Unburied Dead (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2010). Walter W. Ristow, "The Map Publishing Career of Robert Pearsall Smith," Quarterly Journal of the Library of Congress 26 (1969): 174­85; Walter W. Ristow, "The Anastatic Process in Map Reproduction," Cartographic Journal 9 (1972): 37­42; Edward J. Law, "The Introduction of Anastatic Printing to America," Journal of the Printing Historical

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Pennsylvania History: A Journal of Mid-Atlantic StudiesPenn State University Press

Published: Jul 19, 2012

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