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1994.20.1
Manhattan Firearms Manufactu...
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1994.20.1 | 1850-1860 | L: 8.25 in, H: 4 in, Barrel length: 4 in | None | [barrel] cast steel; [left side, hammer] Manhattan F.A. Mfg. Co. | New York | mechanically inoperative | American Pepperbox Pistol | .28 | .31 ML | 47 | 1994.20.1v2.jpg | 1994.20.1v1.jpg | firearm | wood | iron | Manhattan Firearms Manufacturing Company; Norwich, CT

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

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.

NA.502.146
Sioux | South Dakota | Grizz...
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NA.502.146 | 1880 | L: 2.875 in, width: 1.125 in | Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. William D. Weiss | Ritual and Recreation: Ritual, Curing and Cult Objects. Claw strung on twisted leather strip. | NA.502.146.JPG | na.502.146.jpg | Grizzly bear claw | twisted | claw | leather | string | Sioux | South Dakota

1.69.967
chaps | multi-colored | leat...
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1.69.967 | ca. 1920 | L: 31 in | Pair of multi-colored patched bat wing chaps, with canvas lining, and red heart on each leg, leather belt. Worn by Caroline Lockhart, editor of Cody Enterprise around 1915-1925, friend of Buffalo Bill. | 1.69.967.jpg | 1.69.967.JPG | Red | heart | chaps | multi-colored | leather | canvas | lining

Great Gray Owl
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DRA.304.78 | Great Gray Owl | Strix nebulosa | Aves | dra.304.78.jpg | dra.304.78.jpg

NA.702.5
Fort Peck Indian Reservation...
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NA.702.5 | early 1900s | L: 36.625 in, width: 60.625 in | Property of the Missionary Education Movement, stamped on back, lower right | Communication and Media of Exchange: Writing and Records. Painted and drawn on muslin in brown, black and red. Count starts at 1800-1801 and ends at 1870 - 1871. 70 small paragraphs. Copy of Lone Dog's winter count. | na.702.5.jpg | NA.702.5.jpg | winter count | muslin | paint | Fort Peck Indian Reservation, Montana | Sioux

2003.13.1
J. Stevens Arms Company, Chi...
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2003.13.1 | 1924-1929 | Barrel length: 12.25 in | Gift of Arlan Bendert | top of barrel: J. Stevens Arms Company/Chicopee Falls, Mass. U.S.A.; left top of barrel: .410 gauge only | .410 | 26167T | 2003.13.1.jpg | firearm | shotgun | J. Stevens Arms Company, Chicopee Falls, Mass., U.S.A.

1.69.6128
ring | amethyst
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1.69.6128 | Gift of and in memory of Albert Willoughby Kleinschmidt, Ph.D. | Amethyst ring that once belonged to Buffalo Bill. letter from Dan Winget with provenance of ring (in file). copy of Dan Winget's book, Anecdotes of Buffalo Bill (in MRL) | 1.69.6128.jpg | ring | amethyst

Yellowstone Falls
Bierstadt, Albert | Painting...
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2.63 | ca. 1881 | H: 44.25 in, width: 30.5 in, Frame height: 54 in, Frame width: 39.5 in, frame depth: 4.5 in | Yellowstone Falls | Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Taggart | The author of one of the first guidebooks to Yellowstone National Park wrote that he "had the pleasure of sitting beside and conversing with the famous American artist, Bierstadt, as he was seated on a point in the Grand Canyon about 400 feet below the surface engaged in reproducing in oil, upon canvas, the Grand Canyon and Falls. It was indeed marvelous to see with what rapidity and accuracy these scenes were by him transferred to the canvas." | LLC: ABierstadt | Acoustiguide. | Magazine: Yellowstone Science; Volume 13, number 3, summer 2005; article: Yellowstone, Art, and the Emergence of Aesthetic Conservation by Peter H. Hassrick; U.S. Department of the Interior; page 9 | 2.63.jpg | 2.63.jpg | 2.63.JPG | 2.63.jpg | 2.63.web.jpg | Yellowstone Falls | Landscape | Painting | oil on canvas | Bierstadt, Albert

NA.502.9
Northern Plains | natal char...
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NA.502.9 | ca. 1890 | L: 5.375 in, width: 2.5 in | The Mr. & Mrs. Sandberg collection given in memory of Babe and Sandy Sandberg by their daughter and son-in-law, Mr. & Mrs. Claude Phillips | Ritual and Recreation: Ritual, Curing and Cult Objects. Tanned, orange and black overlay bead decoration on top, green bead border. Tin cones and red feather puffs on legs. | na.502.9.jpg | NA.502.9.JPG | natal charm | tin | Beads | feathers | tanned | Red | hide | seed | cones | puffs | orange | deer | black | green | Northern Plains

1988.8.3823
U.S. Quartermaster Departmen...
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1988.8.3823 | 1861-1865 | H: 2.25 in, L: 32 in, width: 8 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | Sewn black leather w/ brass button, rivets and ornaments; steel or iron pins & buckles; tin box lining. Information taken from various sources but primarily All He Could Carry: US Army Infantry Equipment (1839-1910) by Stephen J. Allie; Fort Leavenworth Historical Society Publication (RNW Note) | U.S. M1855 Cartridge Box | 1988.8.3823.jpg | 1988.8.3823v1.jpg | 1988.8.3823v2.jpg | bag | Other | leather | brass | U.S. Quartermaster Department

1.69.238
stand | cream | steer horn |...
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1.69.238 | ca. 1890 | diameter of top: 5.75 in, stand height: 11.5 in, base diameter: 5 in | Musuem Purchase. William Cody Boal Collection | Engraved around edge: Compliments of Mr & Mrs Wm F. Cody to Mr & Mrs L.S. Decker | Ornate brass stand holding curved cream and brown steer horn with brass lip and lid, stand has 2 lion heads near ring that holds horn, lid has a winged lion and is engraved around edge. Wedding gift from Buffalo Bill and wife to Mr. and Mrs. L.S. Decker. | 1.69.238.jpg | 1.69.238.jpg | lion | ornate | lion heads | stand | cream | steer horn | brass | brown

Col. William F. C...
Bonheur, Rosa | Painting | o...
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8.66 | 1889 | H: 18.5 in, width: 15.25 in, Frame height: 24 in, Frame width: 21 in, frame depth: 2.5 in | Col. William F. Cody | Given in memory of William R. Coe and Mai Rogers Coe | Buffalo Bill enthralled Europeans with his Wild West exhibition when he took it to Paris in 1889. Bonheur visited the grounds of Cody's Wild West to sketch the exotic American animals and the Indian warriors with their families. Cody, in turn, accepted the invitation of Rosa Bonheur to visit her chateau in Fontainebleau where she painted this portrait. For Rosa Bonheur, Buffalo Bill embodied the freedom and independence of the United States | LLC: "Rosa Bonheur/ -1889-" | Acoustiguide. | Book: Iconic America: A Roller-Coaster Ride Through the Eye-popping Panorama of American Pop Culture; by Tommy Hilfiger with George Lois; Universe Publishing, a division of Rizzoli International Publications, Inc.; New York, 2007, page 99 (detail) | 8.66.jpg | 8.66.jpg | 8.66.jpg | 8.66.JPG | 8.66.jpg | 8.66.web.jpg | Figure | Landscape | Animal | Buffalo Bill | Painting | oil on canvas | Bonheur, Rosa

Brown Bear (Grizz...
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DRA.305.4 | Brown Bear (Grizzly Bear) | Mammalia | dra.305.4.jpg | dra.305.4v1.jpg | dra.305.4v2.jpg | 305.4.jpg

Where Elegance Me...
Palmore, Tom | Painting | ac...
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22.96 | 1996 | H: 46 in, width: 46 in, Frame height: 47.25 in, Frame width: 47.5 in | Where Elegance Meets Fear | Gift of Edward R. Bazinet Foundation | lrc: Palmore | 22.96.jpg | 22.96.jpg | 22.96.web.jpg | 22.96.JPG | Mountain Lion | Painting | acrylic on canvas | Palmore, Tom

1983.6.1
Forsyth | roller | right | p...
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1983.6.1 | ca. 1805-1820 | L: 4.875 in, width: 1.75 in, H: 2.375 in | [lockplate:] - FORSYTH & Co.; -- PATENT -- [lower back of roller primer holder:] R; 102 | a-lock; b-roller primer holder; sectionalized. | Rev. Alexander Forsyth, a Scottish minister, was an avid sportsman and inventor. His invention of the percussion ignition system was the most important development in the evolution of firearms since the introduction of gunpowder. | 1983.6.1.jpg | 1983.6.1.jpg | birds | sun | flowers | roller | right | primer | Other | lock | Forsyth

Miss Annie Oakley...
A. Hoen & Co., Baltimore | p...
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1.69.73 | ca. 1890 | sight height: 28.5 in, sight width: 19 in, Frame height: 31.625 in, Frame width: 22 in | Miss Annie Oakley, The Peerless Lady Wing-Shot | Gift of The Coe Foundation | Printed at top: BUFFALO BILL'S WILD WEST./CONGRESS, ROUGH RIDERS OF THE WORLD, Printed at bottom: MISS ANNIE OAKLEY,/THE PEERLESS LADY WING-SHOT, Printed lower left: 35, Printed lower right: A. Hoen & Co., Baltimore, U.S.A. | Four color lithograph poster of Annie Oakley posing with rifle and shooting target balls. | Book: Legends of the West: Annie Oakley; Sara Gilbert; Creative Education; Mankato; 2006; cover; page 33 | 1.69.73.jpg | 1.69.73.jpg | 1.69.73.JPG | rifle | Annie Oakley | poster | lithograph | four color | A. Hoen & Co., Baltimore

Mule Deer
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NH.305.36 | Mule Deer | Odocoileus hemionus | Mammalia | 305.36.JPG

NA.202.394
Sioux | Northern Plains | ca...
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NA.202.394 | 1984 | H: 4.5 in, L: 10.75 in, width: 7.5 in | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/or Festive Adornment. Woven plastic, adjustable, billed. Blue with beaded bill and front. Blue, white, orange, red and yellow geometric star and cross design beadwork on light blue ground. Arrow design trim in same colors at the top. Black cloth brow band, mfg. tag - Funkap, large, made in U.S.A. | The Anguish of Snails: Volume 2, Folklore in the West; by Barre Toelken; Utah State University Press, Logan Utah; 2003; page 59 | NA.202.394.JPG | star | geometric | cross | cap | plastic | Beads | seed | billed | nylon | Sioux | Northern Plains

grizzly bear
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DRA.305.67 | grizzly bear | Ursus arctos horribilus | Mammalia | dra.305.67v1.jpg | dra.305.67v2.jpg | dra.305.67.jpg | 305.67.JPG

NA.302.85
Blue Star, Missoula, Montana...
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NA.302.85 | H: 144 in | Structures and Furnishings: Dwellings and Furnishings. Canvas; painted with two antelope in yellow with heart line in rust, green and black and three green dots inside body; white circles on black ground at base; painted by H. Pepian. | NA.302.85.JPG | na.302.85v1.jpg | na.302.85a.jpg | na.302.85b.jpg | na.302.85v2.jpg | two antelope | heart line | dots | circles | tipi | White | rust | canvas | black | yellow | painted | green | Blue Star, Missoula, Montana | painted by Howard Pepian | Blackfeet

1.69.875
Collins and Morrison, Omaha,...
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1.69.875 | ca. 1890 | Stamped on each side below seat: ____ Samorrison/Omaha, Neb. | Dark leather A-frame saddle with basket weave stamping, unpadded seat, double rigging, metal stirrups, square skirt. | 1.69.875.jpg | 1.69.875.jpg | basket weave | saddle | stirrups | leather | metal | Collins and Morrison, Omaha, Nebraska

2001.14.5
Winchester Repeating Arms | ...
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2001.14.5 | overall length: 43.5 in | Gift of Merle N. Taylor, in memory of Dr. Ivan C. Taylor | lower tang: 21180 | 21180 | 2001.14.5v1.jpg | 2001.14.5v2.jpg | firearm | rifle | Winchester Repeating Arms

Indian With Tomah...
Scholder, Fritz | Painting |...
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15.77 | 1970 | H: 58.25 in, width: 58.25 in, Frame height: 59.5 in, Frame width: 59.5 in | Indian With Tomahawk | William E. Weiss Contemporary Art Fund Purchase | Fritz Scholder created a series of Indian paintings in the years 1967 through 1980. He did not adhere to the traditional, idealized interpretation of the Indian as the noble savage. Instead, Scholder sought new and innovative pictorial representations to convey the harsher realities of the Indian world. As seen in this painting, the artist used bold, unnatural colors and distorted the image with loose painterly brushwork to create his personal vision of Indian reality. | Upper left: Scholder; Upper left reverse: -Indian with Tomahawk-1970/Oil on canvas | 15.77.jpg | 15.77.JPG | 15.77.JPG | Indian | Painting | oil on canvas | Scholder, Fritz