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Terry! so eloquent, so beloved . . ," said another; and the daily newspaper spoke of his "burning words of eloquence," elaborating further, "his grand impassioned sermons will never be forgotten by those who heard them. A trained scholar, a brilliant thinker, and gifted with rhetorical powers of a rare order Mr. "8 Most revealing, however, is the evaluation of Terry's contribution to the work of the Geological and Natural History Survey of Minnesota by N. H. Winchell, director of the survey: His [Terry's] contribution to the last report of progress, pertaining to the Hydrology of the State, shows the carefulness and the scope of his work.
1885. Having returned to New England after the death of her husband, Terry embarks upon a new life. , 3 Park Street, Boston, Massachusetts. ) and press of the plant collector replaced the pad and paintbrushes and paintbox of the artist; an herbarium of pressed specimens replaced the painted herbarium; science replaced art. For the next twenty-five years (1884-1909) Emily Terry was lady-in-charge at Hubbard House at Smith College. As administrative officer of the residence, she was responsible for its smooth functioning and for all matters that would ensure a satisfactory living experience for the young women housed there.
The proponents of the movement "believed that the artist must observe a scrupulous fidelity to nature. " They believed that art should serve truth. 31 That the young Cooper Union offered a course embracing the concepts of such a new revolutionary movement reflects the institution's freedom of thought and its sensitivity to the contemporary art scene—not surprising, perhaps, if we bear in mind the school's forward-looking founder. The training in observation of detail required by the Pre-Raphaelite concepts reinforced Terry's natural sense of botanical accuracy and became an integral part of her style.
A painted herbarium : the life and art of Emily Hitchcock Terry, 1838-1921 by Terry, Emily Hitchcock; Smith, Beatrice S.; Terry, Emily Hitchcock