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Moose on the loose

Artists, hunters, and explorers have always had a thing for moose--a member of the deer family, but markedly different in appearance. Here's an intro from National Geographic: Moose are the largest of all the deer species. Males are immediately recognizable by their huge antlers, which can spread 6 feet from end to end. Moose have long faces and muzzles that dangle over their chins. A flap of skin known as a bell sways beneath each moose's throat. Behavior in Summer and Winter Moose are so tall that they prefer to browse higher grasses and shrubs because lowering their heads to ground level can be difficult. In winter they eat shrubs and pinecones, but they also scrape snow with their large hooves to clear areas for browsing on mosses and lichens. These hooves also act as snowshoes to support the heavy animals in soft snow and in muddy or marshy ground. In summer, food is far more plentiful in the northern regions of North America, Europe, and Asia. When the ice melts, moose are often seen in lakes, rivers, or wetlands, feeding on aquatic plants both at and below the surface. Moose are at home in the water and, despite their staggering bulk, are good swimmers. They have been seen paddling several miles at a time, and will even submerge completely, staying under for 30 seconds or more. Moose are similarly nimble on land. They can run up to 35 miles an hour over short distances, and trot steadily at 20 miles an hour. Read more about moose by copying and pasting this link in your browser: https://www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/mammals/m/moose.

A Buffalo Bill Center of the West Virtual Exhibit
Curated by: Marg2309


Shiras moose
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NH.305.35 | Shiras moose | Alces alces | Mammalia | nh.305.35.jpg | 305.35.JPG

Sketchbook
Goodwin, Philip R. | Drawing...
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33.85.9 | page length: 6.375 in, page width: 9.625 in | Sketchbook | Gift of Mrs. T.R (Neva) Goodwin | Art sticker: The Palet Art Co...New York | 33.85.9.jpg | Other | Animal | moose | Drawing | pencil on paper | Goodwin, Philip R.

1.69.1840
Unknown | chair | moose | ho...
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1.69.1840 | 1895 | seat width: 27 in, H: 33.055 in, base depth: 36 in | Mary Jester Allen Collection | Horn chair with elk horn frame and moose horn seat. Pieces bolted together. | 1.69.1840.jpg | 1.69.1840.JPG | chair | moose | horn | elk | bolted | Unknown

Moose
Proctor, Alexander Phimister...
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53.61 | 1907 | H: 19.5 in, Base Length: 15 in, Base Width: 5.5 in | Moose | Museum purchase | For the World's Columbian Exposition at Chicago in 1893, Proctor made thirty-seven life-size sculptures of animals and other figures as decoration for the bridges at the fairground. The small models, such as the Moose, were later cast in bronze. At the fair Proctor also met Buffalo Bill whose Wild West exposition was performing there. | Center Right Side of Base: A.P. Proctor, Rear of Base: COPY RT.-07. | Book: Wildlife and Western Heroes, Alexander Phimister Proctor, Sculptor; by Peter H. Hassrick, Third Millennium Publishing, London; 2003, page 150 | 53.61.JPG | 53.61.jpg | 53.61.web.jpg | moose | Sculpture | copper alloy | bronze | Alexander Phimister Proctor (1860-1950) Moose Modeled ca. 1907, cast 1907, bronze Museum Purchase 53.61 | Proctor, Alexander Phimister

1.69.1841
end table | moose | bolted |...
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1.69.1841 | H: 30.784 in, base depth: 24.25 in | Mary Jester Allen Collection | Burned or scratched in script in base of moose antler: Cody | Horn end table of elkhorn with moose horn top. Burned or scratched in script in base of moose antler: Cody. Pieces bolted together. | 1.69.1841 (2).jpg | 1.69.1841.jpg | 1.69.1841v2.jpg | 1.69.1841.JPG | end table | moose | bolted | elk | horn

Sketchbook
Goodwin, Philip R. | Drawing...
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33.85.11 | page length: 6.375 in, page width: 9.625 in | Sketchbook | Gift of Mrs. T.R (Neva) Goodwin | Art sticker: The Palet Art Co...New York | 33.85.11.jpg | moose | Other | Animal | Drawing | pencil on paper | Goodwin, Philip R.

Moose - Night
Kleiber, Hans | Print | etch...
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31.71.35 | Image height: 9.75 in, Image width: 11.75 in, Sheet height: 12.25 in, Sheet width: 15.417 in | Moose - Night | Gift of Lucile M. Wright | Sheet LRC: Hans Kleiber, Handwritten on sheet LLC: Moose - Night and 115 (circled), Handwritten on sheet LRC: 2 (illegible), Handwritten on reverse LRC: aquatint 115 | 31.71.35.JPG | Animal | Landscape | Print | etching | Kleiber, Hans

The Warning
Edwards, H.C. | Other | prin...
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1988.8.2951 | 1921 | Frame height: 0 in, Frame width: 0 in, sight height: 29.75 in, sight width: 16.625 in | The Warning | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Collection | [in image, LLC] 1921/HC EDWARDS [center] THE WARNING [below image] Western/AMMUNITION/Super-X-Xpert-Lubaloy-Open Point-Marksman/WESTERN CARTRIDGE CO. EAST ALTON, ILLINOIS, U.S.A. [LRC] PRINTED IN U.S.A. | Moose standing in lake, birds flying overhead; metal strip on bottom edge | 1988.8.2951.jpg | 1988.8.2951.jpg | moose | birds | Other | print on paper | poster | Edwards, H.C.

Sketchbook
Goodwin, Philip R. | Drawing...
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33.85.1 | page length: 6.375 in, page width: 9.625 in | Sketchbook | Gift of Mrs. T.R (Neva) Goodwin | Art sticker: The Palet Art Co...New York | 33.85.1.jpg | Animal | moose | Other | Drawing | pencil on paper | Goodwin, Philip R.

Sketchbook
Goodwin, Philip R. | Drawing...
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33.85.10 | page length: 6.375 in, page width: 9.625 in | Sketchbook | Gift of Mrs. T.R (Neva) Goodwin | Art sticker: The Palet Art Co...New York | 33.85.10.jpg | moose | Animal | Other | Drawing | pencil on paper | Goodwin, Philip R.

Cow Moose and Calf
Kleiber, Hans | Print | etch...
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31.71.51 | date unknown | Image height: 9.875 in, Image width: 6.75 in, Sheet height: 13.125 in, Sheet width: 9.5 in | Cow Moose and Calf | Gift of Lucile M. Wright | Sheet LRC: Hans Kleiber, Handwritten on sheet LL: Cow Moose and Calf, Handwritten on reverse LRC: 458 | 31.71.51.JPG | Animal | Landscape | Print | etching | Kleiber, Hans

Sketchbook
Goodwin, Philip R. | Drawing...
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33.85.5 | page length: 6.375 in, page width: 9.625 in | Sketchbook | Gift of Mrs. T.R (Neva) Goodwin | Art sticker: The Palet Art Co...New York | 33.85.5.jpg | Other | Animal | moose | Drawing | pencil on paper | Goodwin, Philip R.

Moose Swimming
Kleiber, Hans | Print | etch...
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31.71.64 | Image height: 6.875 in, Image width: 9.875 in, Sheet height: 9.875 in, Sheet width: 13.5 in | Moose Swimming | Gift of Lucile M. Wright | Sheet LRC: Hans Kleiber, Handwritten on sheet LL: Moose Swimming, Handwritten on sheet LRC: 472 | 31.71.64.JPG | Animal | Landscape | Print | etching | Kleiber, Hans

September
Coleman, Michael | Sculpture...
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7.01 | 2001 | H: 94 in, L: 126 in, Base Width: 39 in, width: 68 in | September | Gift of Naoma and Hal Tate | LL base side: SEPTEMBER / 4/9 Michael Coleman | 4/9 | LL base side: Michael Coleman | 7.01.jpg | 7.01.jpg | 7.01.jpg | 7.01.jpg | 7.01.web.jpg | moose | Sculpture | bronze | Michael Coleman (b. 1946) September modeled 2000, cast 2001, bronze cast 4 of edition of 9 cast by Baer Bronze Fine Art Casting Gift of Naoma and Hal Tate, 7.01 | Coleman, Michael

Sketchbook
Goodwin, Philip R. | Drawing...
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33.85.3 | page length: 6.375 in, page width: 9.625 in | Sketchbook | Gift of Mrs. T.R (Neva) Goodwin | Art sticker: The Palet Art Co...New York | 33.85.3.jpg | moose | Animal | Other | Drawing | pencil on paper | Goodwin, Philip R.

A Bull Moose
Kleiber, Hans | Print | etch...
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31.71.315 | Image height: 8.25 in, Image width: 10.75 in, Frame height: 33.75 in, Frame width: 41.125 in | A Bull Moose | Gift of Lucile M. Wright | Sheet LR: Hans Kleiber, Handwritten on sheet LLC: A Bull Moose, On reverse mat: 173A | 31.71.315.JPG | Landscape | Animal | Print | etching | Hans Kleiber (1887-1967) A Bull Moose date unknown, etching Gift of Lucile M. Wright 31.71.315 | Kleiber, Hans

Dear "Russ"
Goodwin, Philip R. | illustr...
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26.83 | 7-14-1908 | H: 6.75 in, width: 10.5 in, Frame height: 21.625 in, Frame width: 17.875 in | Dear "Russ" | Artist Philip Goodwin wrote this illustrated letter to his friend Charles M. Russell. In it he mentions illustrations he is doing for Winchester calendars. | Last page: Philip R. Goodwin [URC, first page:] July 14, 1908 | First page with moose painting. May be related to letters from C.M. Russell, May 26, 1908 and January 1909, both in Stark Museum of Art | Page 2 with deer painting | Page 3 with no paintings, writing only | Last page with bear painting | 26.83.1-4.jpg | 26.83.jpg | 26.83.3.JPG | 26.83.1.JPG | 26.83.2.JPG | 26.83.4.JPG | Group | Landscape | Animal | illustrated letter | pen and ink | watercolor on paper | Goodwin, Philip R.