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Arnold Henry Guyot (1807-1884)

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Title:
Arnold Henry Guyot (1807-1884)
Date: 
1879
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Classification: 
Dimensions: 
Overall: 30 x 25 in. ( 76.2 x 63.5 cm )
Date End: 
1 879
Credit Line: 
Gift of the American Geographical Society
Object Number: 
1946.139
Gallery Label: 
A native of Switzerland, Guyot distinguished himself as a naturalist, geographer, and geologist. He came to America in 1848, and settled in Cambridge, Mass. Thereafter, he lectured on geographical subjects and wrote textbooks which introduced scientific geography into the curriculum of the public schools. From 1854 to 1884 he was professor of physical geography at Princeton.
Date Begin: 
1879
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Creative: Tronvig Group