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Mouth of Fox River (Indiana)
Mouth of Fox River (Indiana)
URLNL004657
CreatorBodmer, Karl, 1809-1893
TitleMouth of Fox River (Indiana)
Date-Created1836-1841?
DescriptionTableau 5. View from a densely wooded island, overlooking the estuary of Fox River into the Wabash River. An eagle is perched on a branch and birds (Carolina parakeets) fly overhead. Sycamore trees are identified and a boat is in the far distance. In the right foreground, cows or cattle graze along the riverbank.
Extent (Original)1 drawing; 44 x 60 cm
Format (Original)Aquatint
Languageeng; fre; ger;
Call NumberVAULT oversize Graff 4649 atlas
SourceKarl Bodmer's Illustrations to Prince Maximillian of Wied-Neuwied's Travels in the Interior of North America, 1832-34. In 1836 Maximilian commissioned Bodmer to create illustrations to accompany the text of his atlas documenting their travels. These illustrations include 81 plates of aquatints. VAULT oversize Graff 4649 atlas
Is Part OfEdward E. Ayer Art Collection (Newberry Library)
TypeImage
Coverage (Spatial)North America
Coverage (Temporal)19th century
Subject1Natural history -- United States -- Pictorial works
Subject2Wabash River
Subject3Landscapes (Representations)
PublisherNewberry Library
Date Issued (Digital)2006-06-15
Extent (Digital)102 Mb
Medium (Digital)Image/tiff
RightsAll rights reserved by the Newberry Library. Permission to reproduce in any format must be requested in writing. Contact Photoduplication Department, Newberry Library, 60 W. Walton St., Chicago, IL 60610. Phone: 312-255-3566 E-mail: photoduplication@newberry.org
CollectionAyer Art Digital Collection (Newberry Library)
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