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The Heart of the Andes

19th century
521 x 753 mm (20.5 x 29.6 in.)

William Forrest, British (Scottish), (1805–1889)
After Frederic Edwin Church, American, (1826–1900)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching and engraving on heavyweight wove paper
Print impression quality: Good
Edition: Published 1 May 1862 by J. McClure, New York, and Day & Son, London.
Marks: Inscribed in plate, lower right: “Engraved by William Forrest”; inscribed along lower edge: “Library of Congress © (by F.E. Church)”; embossed with blindstamp, lower right: “GEM [?CEM] PRINTSELLERS ASSOCIATION”
Bibliography: Forrest not listed in 19th-century dictionaries.
Credit Line: Friends of the Davison Art Center funds donated by John E. Andrus III (BA Wesleyan 1933), 1994
Accession Number: 1994.13.1

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  • American Studies
  • landscapes (representations) - Use for creative works that depict outdoor scenes where the picture is dominated by the configuration, visual and aesthetic, of the land, bodies of water, and natural elements. When the ocean or other large body of water dominates the picture, use "seascapes." For images that are more documentary than creative, prefer "views" or "topographical views." For actual areas of land having certain notable characteristics, use "landscapes (environments)." [January 1993 scope note added; related term added. April 1991 descriptor moved; lead-in term added; descriptor changed, was "landscapes"; alternate term changed, was 'landscape'.]
  • mountains
  • South America - TGN 1000002
  • water
  • waterfalls - May be used for artificial waterfalls only if highly naturalistic in form and context; otherwise prefer "cascades" or "fountains." [February 1996 related term added. June 1993 scope note changed.]

  • plate Dimensions: 521 x 753 mm (20.5 x 29.6 in.)

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