Landscape in America 1850-1890

By Barbara Johns



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Barbara Johns, at the time of writing of this essay, was the Chief Curator of the Tacoma Art Museum.


Resource Library editor's note:

The exhibition Landscape in America 1850-1890 was held at the Tacoma Art Museum from September 26, 1997 through January 4, 1998. This essay was contained in the catalogue for the exhibition. A condensed version of the essay was contained in American Art Review, Volume IX, Number 6, November-December 1997.

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Resource Library wishes to extend appreciation to Rod Bigelow and Sharon Winters of the Tacoma Art Museum for their help in providing materials and contact information which enabled the reprinting of this essay.

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