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Herd of Bison on the Upper Missouri
Herd of Bison on the Upper Missouri
URLNL004693
CreatorBodmer, Karl, 1809-1893
TitleHerd of Bison on the Upper Missouri
Date-Created1836-1841?
DescriptionTableau 40. Depiction of bison grazing along the banks of the Missouri River during sunset.
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
Subject2Landscapes (Representations)
Subject3Natural History -- United States -- Pictorial works
Subject4Bison -- Great Plains
PublisherNewberry Library
Date Issued (Digital)2006-06-15
Extent (Digital)86.9 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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