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View of the Stone Walls
View of the Stone Walls
URLNL004694
CreatorBodmer, Karl, 1809-1893
TitleView of the Stone Walls
Date-Created1836-1841?
DescriptionTableau 41. The Stone Walls at the upper entrance to the area of the Missouri channel with La Barge Rock, an unusual rock formation. Bighorn sheep graze along the hills and a white swan swoops over the Missouri River.
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 Valley -- In art
Subject3Natural History -- United States -- Pictorial works
Subject4Rock formations -- Great Plains
Subject5Bighorn sheep
Subject6Landscapes (Representations)
PublisherNewberry Library
Date Issued (Digital)2006-06-15
Extent (Digital)95.1 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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