James Hall

Image: James Hall

Detailed Description

This portrait of James Hall(1811-1898) was done by Abner Lowe in the 1920s. Hall was one of Amos Eaton's students at the Rensselaer School. His work in Geology is marked by his tenure as the New York State Chief Geologist. He was not just a state geologist. Much of his work was very influential and in many ways his influence shaped the history of American Geology. Object ID: USGS-575004


Image Dimensions: 413 x 535

Location Taken: US