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|Bacon, Irving R.|
|oil on canvas|
|Landscape, Indian, Cowboy, Group, Animal, Cody, William F., transportation|
|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|
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