Works Cited

1. Turner, Frederick Jackson, "The Significance of the Frontier in American History,"
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2. Nash, Roderick, "The Cultural Significance of the American Wilderness," in Wilderness and the Quality of Life, ed. Maxine McCloskey and James P. Gilligan (San Francisco: Sierra Club) 1969, pp.66-73.
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3. Wayburn, Peggy, "Nature and Democracy," in Wilderness and the Quality of Life, ed. Maxine McCloskey and James Gilligan (San Francisco: Sierra Club) 1969, pp 63-66.
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4.Wilkins, Thurman, Thomas Moran, Artist of the Mountains, (Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press) 1966, p 6.
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5.Kinsey, Joni, "The Yellowstone," in Thomas Moran and the Surveying of the American West, (Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press) 1992.
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6.New York Tribune, May 4, 1872, p.2, col.1
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7.Anderson, Nancy K., "Curious Historical Artistic Data," in Discovered Lands, Invented Pasts: Transforming Visions of the American West, ed. by Jules Prown et al (New Haven and London: Yale University Press) 1992, 1-36.
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Recommended Reading

Art in the United States Capitol, Prepared by the Architect of the Capitol, under the Direction of the Joint Committee on the Library; (Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office) 1976.

Novak, Barbara, American Painting of the Nineteenth Century: Realism, Idealism, and the American Experience, 2nd Edition, (New York: Harper and Row) 1979.

Prown, Jules, et al, Discovered Lands, Invented Pasts: Transforming Visions of the American West, (New Haven and London: Yale University Press) 1992.

Sweeney, J. Gray, Themes in American Painting, Exhibition Catalogue by the Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1977.

Truettner, William H., The West As America: Reinterpreting Images of the Frontier, 1820-1920, Exhibition Catalogue for the National Museum of American Art (Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press) 1991.


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Joshua Johns
April 10, 1996