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Raban, Percy, 5/3...
Russell, Charles M. | illust...
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69.60 | URC: May 3d 1907 | H: 6.25 in, width: 9.686 in, Frame height: 16 in, Frame width: 19.5 in | Raban, Percy, 5/3/1907 | Gift of William E. Weiss | In 1907 Russell traveled to New York City to present his first one-man show i the art capital. His letter to newspaperman Percy Raban indicates Russell's preference for Great Falls, Montana, over the big city. While in New York, Russell saw William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody's Wild West exhibition at Madison Square Garden. OR Russell wrote about seeing Buffalo Bill's Wild West to his friend Percy Raban, a newspaperman. | May 3d 1907 Friend Percy I am still on dear old brodway among the cliff dwelers every body lives high here but they aint got me skined much Im camped above timber line myself I was down at Madison Square gardon the other day an met Cody he's lost most of his hair in the London fog but his back locks are still long. the show was good real cow boys an Indians this reminds me of central ave but laving all jokes aside Il take our Streets bumps an all NY with cabs under ground an sky sayling car liner is all right for them that like her. but I know a town with two mil of track an a fiew tracks thats swift anough for me give me the camp where I savy the people sketch caption: Heys a Live one | Restrictions: May not be sold or traded under any circumstances. No signature on front | 69.60.jpg | 69.60.JPG | 69.60.jpg | 69.60.jpg | transportation | Figure | Animal | illustrated letter | watercolor on paper | pen and ink | Russell, Charles M.

The Conquest of t...
Bacon, Irving R. | Painting ...
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14.64 | 1908 | H: 47.25 in, width: 118.5 in, Frame height: 59.625 in, Frame width: 130.75 in | The Conquest of the Prairie | Bequest in memory of the Houx and Newell families | This painting portrays William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody as the guide bringing modern life to the West. In the distance gleams the future--an industrialized city. Cody purchased this painting from the artist and displayed it in the Irma Hotel where it hung until it was donated to the Buffalo Bill Historical Center. | LLC: Copyrighted 1908/Irving R. Bacon | LRC: Irving R. Bacon/Munich 1908 | 14.64.jpg | 14.64 URC detail of frame.jpg | 14.64.JPG | 14.64.jpg | 14.64.jpg | 14.64.web.jpg | Landscape | Indian | Cowboy | Group | Animal | Cody, William F. | transportation | Painting | oil on canvas | Irving R. Bacon portrays William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody as a guide bringing modern life to the West. A group of mounted warriors, whose way of life will soon be displaced, observes Cody’s approach, while an industrial city gleams on the horizon. Cody purchased this painting from the artist and displayed it in his Irma Hotel in Cody, Wyoming, where it hung until it was donated to the Buffalo Bill Center of the West. | Bacon, Irving R.

The Golden Gate, ...
Moran, Thomas | Painting | o...
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4.75 | 1893 | H: 36.25 in, width: 50.25 in, Frame height: 46.5 in, Frame width: 60.5 in, frame depth: 4 in | The Golden Gate, Yellowstone National Park | Museum purchase | Moran's name became synonymous with Yellowstone. He accompanied the official governmental expedition into the region in 1871. His sketches of the wonders helped to convince Congress to establish Yellowstone as the first national park. The artist returned to the Park in 1892 and painted a view of the pass named Golden Gate. | LRC: TMoran./1893 | Book: Exhibition catalog; America! Storie di pittura dal Nuovo Mondo; linead'ombralibri, Treviso, Italy; 2007; page 64-65 | 4.75.jpg | 4.75.jpg | 4.75.JPG | 4.75.jpg | 4.75.jpg | 4.75.web.jpg | transportation | Figure | Landscape | Group | Animal | Painting | oil on canvas | Thomas Moran (1837-1926) Golden Gate, Yellowstone National Park 1893, oil on canvas Museum purchase Thomas "Yellowstone" Moran was the artist's nickname because of his close ties to Yellowstone National Park. He joined an official government expedition to the region in 1871. The artist returned to the Park in 1892 and painted a view of the pass named Golden Gate. 4.75 | Born in England, Thomas Moran created thousands of oil paintings, watercolors, drawings, and prints of the American West. The artist accompanied Ferdinand V. Hayden’s 1871 survey of the Yellowstone region and catapulted to fame the following year when Congress purchased his monumental painting The Grand Cañon of the Yellowstone, 1872. Twenty years later Moran returned to Yellowstone to paint the dramatic landscapes that had made him famous. This view of the passage known as the Golden Gate highlights a new trestle, built to accommodate the growing number of tourists drawn to America’s first national park. | Moran, Thomas

The Salmon Trap
Kleiber, Hans | Print | etch...
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31.71.36 | Image height: 8.25 in, Image width: 11.75 in, Sheet height: 11.575 in, Sheet width: 14.875 in | The Salmon Trap | Gift of Lucile M. Wright | Sheet LRC: Hans Kleiber, Handwritten on sheet LLC: The Salmon Trap and M414, Handwritten on sheet bottom center: The Salmon Trap, Handwritten on reverse LRC: 298 | 31.71.36.JPG | transportation | Group | Figure | Landscape | Print | etching | Kleiber, Hans

Indian Encampment...
Miller, Alfred Jacob | Drawi...
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15.80 | ca. 1837 | H: 6.375 in, width: 9.5 in, Frame height: 14.5 in, Frame width: 18.5 in | Indian Encampment Near the Wind River Mountains | Bequest of Joseph M. Roebling | In 1837 artist Alfred Jacob Miller accompanied William Drummond Stewart on a western expedition. | Handwritten ULC, 6 and on top: Indian Encampment near the wind River Mountains (on mat, not visible, rematted in frame:) Indian Encampment near the Wind-River Mountains. | Rematted (6/30/81) | Journal: Winterthur Portfolio, American Indians and Scottish Identity in Sir William Drummond Stewart's Collection, by Lisa Strong, Vol. 35, No. 2/3, Summer/Autumn 2000, page 35 | 15.80.jpg | 15.80.JPG | transportation | Animal | Group | Indian | Landscape | Drawing | pencil with black and grey washes on paper | Miller, Alfred Jacob

An Overland Stati...
Remington, Frederic | Painti...
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55.61 | 1899 | H: 27.25 in, width: 39.5 in, Frame height: 34 in, Frame width: 46.378 in | An Overland Station: Indians Coming in With the Stage | Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Taggart | lr: Frederic Remington; ll: Copyright 1899/Russell & J W | 55.61.jpg | 55.61.JPG | transportation | Animal | Landscape | Cowboy | Group | building | Indian | Painting | pen and ink wash with gouache on paper | Remington, Frederic

The Fight with th...
Remington, Frederic | Drawin...
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3.63 | 1887 | sight height: 10.875 in, sight width: 16.125 in, Frame height: 18 in, Frame width: 23.25 in | The Fight with the Stagecoach | Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur J. Saalfield | This drawing served as an illustration for Elizabeth B. Custer's book, Tenting on the Plains. | LRC: Frederic Remington; LL: (underlined) The Fight with the Stage coach__(end underline)/Mrs. Custer's Book | 3.63.JPG | transportation | military | Animal | Landscape | Group | Drawing | pen and ink on paper | Remington, Frederic

The Last of His R...
Russell, Charles M. | Print ...
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44.70.11 | H: 11 in, width: 14 in | The Last of His Race | LL: CM Russell (skull);printed lower center: The Last of His Race | 44.70.11v1.jpg | transportation | Landscape | Indian | Figure | Print | reproductions of pen and ink sketches | Russell, Charles M.

County 22 H62
Schenck, Bill | Painting | a...
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14.77 | 1976 | H: 67.125 in, width: 86.5 in | County 22 H62 | William E. Weiss Contemporary Art Fund | County 22 H62 is an early work from William Schenck's second series of western paintings depicting contemporary rodeo scenes. Schenck based the painting on a slide he took of the Jackson Hole rodeo in the summer of 1975. Schenck says, "The painting is as much about orange and blue patterns on the ground as it is about the roper himself." | reverse of canvas: Schenck Feb. 76/County 22 H62 | Acoustiguide. | 14.77.web.jpg | 14.77.jpg | 14.77.jpg | Group | rodeo | transportation | Landscape | Animal | Cowboy | Jackson Hole, Wyoming | Painting | acrylic on canvas | Schenck, Bill

The Indians Aston...
Print | engraving
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23.85.35 | comp height: 7.25 in, comp width: 9.875 in, Sheet height: 8.875 in, Sheet width: 14 in | The Indians Astonished at the Eclipse of the Moon Foretold by Columbus | LC: Engrav'd for Drake's Voyages | 23.85.35.jpg | transportation | Indian | Group | ship | Other | Print | engraving

Splendid Geyser, ...
Stuart, J.E.(James Everett) ...
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33.73 | 1885 | H: 18 in, width: 30.25 in, Frame height: 21 in, Frame width: 33 in, frame depth: 2.75 in | Splendid Geyser, Yellowstone National Park | Stuart spent several seasons sketching in Yellowstone. While painting the Park's wonders, he also noted more mundane aspects in his diaries. On July 17, 1885 he wrote: "Made a color sketch of Old Faithful in forenoon. Also a color sketch of Splendid in afternoon. Had beans and bacon for supper. The mosquitos tormented us most dreadfully." | LLC: 826/J.E. Stuart/July 17, 1885. Original Sketch, LRC: Splendid-July-17-85,J.E. Stuart | Exhibit catalog: Drawn to Yellowstone, Artists in America's First National Park, by Peter H. Hassrick, University of Washington Press, Seattle, 2002, exhibit at the Autry Museum of Western Heritage, Los Angeles, page 109 | 33.73.JPG | Figure | transportation | Animal | Landscape | Group | Painting | oil on canvas | James Everett Stuart (1852-1941) Splendid Geyser, Yellowstone National Park 1885, oil on canvas Museum Purchase Stuart, a California artist, traveled to Yellowstone in 1885 to paint its magnificent features. He was able to sell his paintings to his fellow travelers who wanted reminders of their experiences. Often, the tourists became subjects in the artwork. Note the tiny figures standing near the geyser in this painting. 33.73 | Stuart, J.E.(James Everett)

The Steamer Yello...
Bodmer, Karl | Print | aquat...
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21.69.4 | 1833 | Sheet height: 18.125 in, Sheet width: 24.875 in, Frame height: 21.5 in, Frame width: 27.5 in | The Steamer Yellow-stone./On the 19th April 1833 | Gift of Clara S. Peck | Prior to Audubon's journey on the Omega, both Karl Bodmer and George Catlin made trips up the Missouri in the steamboat Yellow-Stone. | URC: Tab. 4.;lower center printed: London, published by Ackermann & Co. 96 strand.;lower center embossed: C.Bodmer/Direct;also French Inscriptions. | 21.69.4.JPG | 21.69.4.jpg | 21.69.4.jpg | transportation | Figure | Group | Landscape | Print | aquatint | engraving | Karl Bodmer, artist (1809-1893) Lucas Weber, engraver (1811-1860) The Steamer Yellow-Stone on the 19th April 1833 drawn 1833, printed 1840-43 aquatint, etching on paper Gift of Clara S. Peck, 21.69.4 Maximilian's party traveled to the West on the American Fur Trade Company's steamboat. A few days into the journey, so many snags filled the Missouri River that the Yellow Stone could not proceed. Maximilian recorded, "Again we lay still for a long time, fathomed and cut off dangerous trees, then 26 men were put on a sandbank on the left to pull the steamboat." | Bodmer, Karl

The Lee of the Gr...
Wyeth, N.C. | Painting | oil...
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46.83 | 1904-1905 | H: 38 in, width: 26 in, Frame height: 46.25 in, Frame width: 34.25 in, frame depth: 3.5 in | The Lee of the Grub-Wagon | Gift of John M. Schiff | The artist used his pictures to accompany a story, "A Day at the Roundup," which he wrote for Scribner's Magazine. N.C. Wyeth headed a family of three generations of artists; he was the father of Andrew Wyeth and grandfather of James Wyeth. | LRC: N.C. Wyeth/Colorado/-1904- | Catalog rasionne: N.C. Wyeth: Catlaog Raisonne of Paintings, Volume one, Christine B. Podmaniczky, Scala Publishers Limited, London 2008, pages 134-135 | 46.83.jpg | 46.83.jpg | 46.83.jpg | 46.83.JPG | 46.83.web.jpg | Group | transportation | Cowboy | Painting | oil on canvas | Wyeth, N.C.

Snags (sunken tre...
Bodmer, Karl | Print | aquat...
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21.69.6 | ca. 1840-1843 | Sheet height: 18.125 in, Sheet width: 24.875 in | Snags (sunken trees) on the Missouri | Gift of Clara S. Peck | Swiss artist Karl Bodmer accompanied Prince Maximilian of Wied on a trip up the Missouri River in 1833-1834. Along the way Bodmer made watercolors that he later had published as engravings. His prints made extensive use of the aquatint, a variety of etching which uses a powdered resin to create a tonal effect in the print. | URC: Tab. 6.;lower center printed: London, published by Ackermann & Co. 96 Strand.;lower center embossed: C.Bodmer/Direct;also French Inscriptions. | 21.69.6.jpg | transportation | Group | Figure | Landscape | Print | aquatint | engraving | Bodmer, Karl

The Emigrants
Remington, Frederic | Print
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63.72.53 | 1904 | H: 12.125 in, width: 18.25 in, Sheet height: 14.875 in, Sheet width: 21 in | The Emigrants | Gift of William O. Sweet | LRC: Frederic Remington;printed below print LRC: COPYRIGHT 1904 BY COLLIER'S WEEKLY. | Part of Portfolio- Artist's Proofs-Six Remington Paintings. 63.72.75 | 63.72.53.JPG | transportation | Animal | Landscape | Group | Indian | Figure | Print | Remington, Frederic

Squaw with Travois
Reedy, Leonard H. | Painting...
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3.65 | H: 4.375 in, width: 6.25 in, mat height: 16 in, mat width: 20 in, Frame height: 17.625 in, Frame width: 21.625 in | Squaw with Travois | Gift of Corliss C. and Audrienne H. Moseley | LR: LEONARD H. REEDY [back:] 995 | 3.65.JPG | Group | transportation | Indian | Painting | watercolor on paper | Reedy, Leonard H.

The Virginia City...
Borein, Edward | Painting | ...
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1.68 | sight height: 9.625 in, sight width: 14.5 in, Frame height: 20.5 in, Frame width: 25.5 in | The Virginia City Bodie Stage | Gift of Corliss C. and Audrienne H. Moseley | Stagecoaches represented the romance of the Old West to Borein. He wrote "To those who have ridden on the box with one of the old-time drivers and watched his easy handling of the reins, his confidence in himself and his steeds, as he rounded jutting points and descended steep grades that made the passengers gasp for breath, the memory is a never-to-be-forgotten picture . . . ." | LR: Edward Borein | 1.68.jpg | 1.68.JPG | 1.68.jpg | transportation | Cowboy | Painting | watercolor on paper | Borein, Edward

An Unscheduled Stop
Russell, Charles M. | Print ...
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17.80.117 | 1913 | H: 9.5 in, width: 13.875 in | An Unscheduled Stop | LL: CM Russell (skull) 1913, Printed LC: An Unscheduled Stop, Handwritten #13, LRC: Reproduced from the original oil painting by Charles M. Russell | 17.80.117.jpg | Figure | Animal | Group | transportation | Landscape | Print | color | Russell, Charles M.

Cave in Rock, on ...
Bodmer, Karl | Print | engra...
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70.86 | 1845 | comp height: 4.875 in, comp width: 7.375 in | Cave in Rock, on the Ohio 1845 | LL: Ch. Bodmer, LR: Smillie & Hinshelwood, Lower center: CAVE-IN-ROCK, ON THE OHIO./Engraved expressly for Graham's Magazine | Foxing | 70.86.jpg | transportation | Landscape | Boats | Print | engraving | Bodmer, Karl

Attack on the Old...
Henckel, Carl (Charles) | Dr...
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51.69.10 | 1890 | comp height: 7.5 in, comp width: 11.875 in, Frame height: 13.25 in, Frame width: 19.75 in | Attack on the Old Deadwood Coach by Indians | LRC: C. Henckel 1890/Munchen | Published in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Drawings from Life, by Carl Henckel, 1891 | 51.69.10.jpg | Landscape | transportation | Indian | Animal | Figure | Group | Drawing | wash drawing | Henckel, Carl (Charles)

Stagecoach
Borein, Edward | Drawing | b...
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19.86 | H: 8.5 in, width: 14 in, Frame height: 14.75 in, Frame width: 19.5 in | Stagecoach | Gift of William D. Weiss | Outside image area LR: 330 | Needs rematting (?), Provenance: Acquired by the donor in 1964 by gift | 19.86.jpg | 19.86.JPG | transportation | Cowboy | Drawing | black ink on paper | Borein, Edward

A Bronc to Breakf...
Russell, Charles M. | Print ...
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17.80.124 | 1908 | H: 8.375 in, width: 14.875 in | A Bronc to Breakfast | LLC: CM Russell/1908 (skull), Printed LLC: c./B&B, LC: A Bronc to Breakfast, LRC: Reproduced from the original oil painting by Charles M. Russell | 17.80.124.jpg | Cowboy | Group | transportation | Animal | Landscape | Print | color | Russell, Charles M.

Untitled (Log ran...
Remington, Frederic | Painti...
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59.67 | 1908 | H: 12 in, width: 16 in, Frame height: 18.25 in, Frame width: 22.125 in | Untitled (Log ranch buildings with wagon) | Gift of The Coe Foundation | LRC: Frederic Remington:/Wyoming | 59.67.JPG | 59.67.jpg | Landscape | Other | transportation | buildings | Painting | oil on board | Remington, Frederic

Mih-Tutta-Hangkus...
Bodmer, Karl | Print | engra...
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21.69.16 | ca. 1840-1843 | Sheet height: 18.125 in, Sheet width: 24.875 in | Mih-Tutta-Hangkusch./A Mandan Village | Gift of Clara S. Peck | URC: Tab. 16.;lower center printed: London, published by Ackermann & Co. 96 Strand.;lower center embossed: C.Bodmer/Direct;alos French Inscriptions. | 21.69.16.jpg | Landscape | Indian | transportation | Group | Print | engraving | aquatint | Bodmer, Karl