National Geographic : 1991 Apr
painter in the Renaissance, whose work attracted the attention of Michelangelo and Vasari. Sybilla Miriam was named for Maria Sibylla Merian (1647-1717), who did birds, insects, and nature studies in Dutch Guiana, undoubtedly inspiring the Peales, especially Titian II. Rosalba Carriera was named for the Venetian artist (1675-1757). In addition, Peale's niece, Sarah Peale (1800-1885), whose works include portraits of Lafayette and Daniel Webster, was the first American profes sional female artist. EILEEN P. ARGUE Conklin, New York The item on page 112 appears to be a pantograph, not a polygraph. Your visual-aids section probably has a modern version of the pantograph, which can enlarge or reduce the size of a drawing or sketch. JOHN C. RECKTENWALD Bedford, Massachusetts English-borninventorJohn IsaacHawkins dubbed his device a polygraph-andconsidered it an im provement on the pantograph-becauseit could make two or more copiessimultaneously. You allude to the gunpowder experiments of Peale and David Rittenhouse for the Revolutionary War. Their relationship went much deeper. Rit tenhouse was a dedicated member of the radical Whig Society headed by Peale, and they success fully wrested control of Pennsylvania from the cle, less fat. Dakota 9ow ith V-8 power. aload of topsoil. We've got up to 2,550 pounds of available payload. Chevy and Ford full-size half-tons can't haul as much. And though it's lighter than Chevy C1500, Dakota can carry 350 pounds more.* Not bad for a truck that's a lot leaner than its full size competition. Bodies of allsiz 4x4, 4x2 and Cli Tough enough to be ' "4x4of the Year." It's always been a 60 tough truck. Now with V-8 power, it's an award esand shapes: winner, too. Petersen's ubCab. 4-Wheel magazine recently named Dakota its "4x4 of the Year." Another reason to make it your 4x4 for years to come. Welcome home to Dodge. America is coming home to Dodge. And with trucks like Dakota V-8 and our full-size Cummins Diesel, the only turbo diesel pickup you can buy, we think they're home to stay. 'Regular cab 4x2 available payload comparisons. BUY OR LEASE AT YOUR DODGEDEALER. Buckle upfor safety.