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Ernest Thompson Seton : the life and legacy of an artist and conservationist

Author: David L Witt; Ernest Thompson Seton; New Mexico History Museum.
Publisher: Layton, Utah : Gibbs Smith, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This is the intriguing story of one of the world's first conservationists, who served as the inspiration behind the Boy Scouts of America and dedicated his life to preserving nature and promoting outdoor youth education. Celebrated in text and visuals, Ernest Thompson Seton features more than 100 of Seton's paintings and illustrations and will serve as the catalog for an exhibition (opening May 24, 2009) on Seton at  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Exhibition catalogs
Exhibitions
Named Person: Ernest Thompson Seton; Ernest Thompson Seton; Ernest Thompson Seton
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David L Witt; Ernest Thompson Seton; New Mexico History Museum.
ISBN: 9781423603917 1423603915
OCLC Number: 434744227
Notes: "While this book stands on its own, it also serves as the exhibition catalog for a nearly yearlong show at the New Mexico History Museum in Santa Fe"--Preface.
Description: viii, 184 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: New Mexico, part one --
Canada and beyond --
The foundations of wildlife conservation --
Woodcraft and the world --
New Mexico, part two.
Responsibility: David L. Witt ; foreword by David Attenborough.
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This is the intriguing story of one of the world's first conservationists, who served as the inspiration behind the Boy Scouts of America and dedicated his life to preserving nature and promoting outdoor youth education. Celebrated in text and visuals, Ernest Thompson Seton features more than 100 of Seton's paintings and illustrations and will serve as the catalog for an exhibition (opening May 24, 2009) on Seton at the New Mexico History Museum, which sees more than 100,000 visitors annually. -- publisher's description.

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