• Science is Measurement

    6 monthes ago - By Gurney Journey

    Henry Stacey Marks (1829-1898), Science is Measurement, 1879 Henry Stacey Marks's 1879 painting Science is Measurement was his diploma work for the Royal Academy. "The painting depicts "a scientist with measuring instruments before the skeleton of an adjutant stork...He got the idea of painting this scene while taking measurements for his earlier paintings. "In making studies of the birds, I went to the Museum of the Royal College of Surgeons to take measurements of the bones, their proportionate length, etc. When I had obtained what information I needed, I came away, and crossing...
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