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American Environmental Photographs, 1891-1936 consists of 4,500 photographs of natural environments, ecologies, and plant communities in the United States taken between 1891 and 1936. These photographs show a wide range of...  (Library of Congress)
American Landscape and Architectural Design, 1850-1920 contains approximately 2,800 photographs, plans, maps, and models of American buildings and landscapes built during this period. The collection offers views of cities, buildings...  (Library of Congress)
American Visionaries: Thomas Moran features paintings and sketches of the noted American landscape painter. Moran's pencil and watercolor field sketches and paintings captured the grandeur and documented the...  (National Park Service)
Thomas Moran was one of the major landscape painters of his day, and painted some of America's most prominent natural treasures, including the Rocky Mountains, the Grand Canyon, and Yellowstone. He...  (National Gallery of Art)
Chicago's Columbus Park: The Prairie Idealized presents the story of Jens Jensen, who immigrated from Denmark to the U.S. in the 1880s, took a job as a Chicago street sweeper, was promoted to gardener, and rose to renown as a...  (National Park Service, Teaching with Historic Places)
Going-to-the-Sun Road: A Model of Landscape Engineering was the first highway by which visitors could see the lakes, glaciers, alpine peaks, and meadows of Glacier National Park. Work on the 50-mile route, which connected the east and west...  (National Park Service, Teaching with Historic Places)
Thomas Gainsborough presents 12 paintings that illustrate the range, richness, and originality of this British master of 18th-century portraits and landscapes. Gainsborough's works are characterized by...  (National Gallery of Art)
Mount Auburn Cemetery: A New American Landscape describes the country's first large-scale designed landscape open to the public. The cemetery, established four miles outside Boston in 1831, stood in stark contrast to barren, crowded...  (National Park Service, Teaching with Historic Places)
Constable and Turner: British Landscapes of the Early 1800s features two landscape painters who were influential champions of romanticism, an artistic movement of the late 1700s to mid-1800s that emphasized an emotional response to nature...  (National Gallery of Art)
Boston's Arnold Arboretum: A Place for Study and Recreation provides readings, maps, and lesson ideas about the first arboretum in the U.S., which opened to the public in the 1880s. This site, though focused on a place devoted to the study of...  (National Park Service, Teaching with Historic Places)
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