New Haven's sentinels :the art and science of East Rock and West Rock /Jelle Zeilinga de Boer and John Wareham.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-307973

Description

xii, 156 pages : illustrations ; 22 x 27 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Geology
Landscape painting, American 19th century.
Geology.
Landscape painting, American.

Originator

Zeilinga de Boer, Jelle.
Wareham, John.

Contents

Landscape painting in the nineteenth century -- Topology and geology of the New Haven area -- Silliman's conundrum: the role of basalt in the geological controversy between Neptunists and Plutonists -- Tectonic setting of New Haven's rocks -- The judges cave on West Rock -- Thomas Cole's landmark in his Course of Empire paintings -- Appendix one: minerals and metals associated with Connecticut basalts -- Appendix two: further notes on the artists and their art.

Publisher Series

The driftless Connecticut series
Driftless Connecticut series.

Description

xii, 156 pages : illustrations ; 22 x 27 cm.

Notes

"A Driftless Connecticut Series Book."
Includes bibliographical references (pages 145-149).

ISBN

9780819573742
0819573744

Call Number

Stacks QE93.Z448 2013

Material Type

In art.

Places

Connecticut New Haven Region.
Connecticut.
New Haven Region (Conn.)
Connecticut