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Hunting of the Grizzly Bear
Hunting of the Grizzly Bear
URLNL004688
CreatorBodmer, Karl, 1809-1893
TitleHunting of the Grizzly Bear
Date-Created1836-1841?
DescriptionTableau 36. Grizzly bear along the shore of the Missouri River feeding on a carcass. Hunters with guns are in the distance, coming to shore by boat.
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
Subject1(U.S.) -- Pictorial works
Subject2Missouri River -- Pictorial works
Subject3Hunting -- North America
PublisherNewberry Library
Date Issued (Digital)2006-06-15
Extent (Digital)101 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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