Portrait of William Maclure (1763-1840)

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Maclure, William 1763-1840


Geologist, cartographer and philanthropist. He is known as the 'father of American geology'. As a social experimenter on new types of community life, he collaborated with British social reformer Robert Owen, (1771-1854), in Indiana, United States.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 27D, Image No. SIA_000095_B27D_051

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Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520



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SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B27D_051]

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6 x 4.5;

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