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Whitney Western Art Museum

Makers
Miller, Alfred Jacob 33
Descriptions
watercolor on paper 128
Names
Painting 860
Subjects
Indian 729 Group 440
Date:
ca.1837
Dimensions:
sight height: 6.5 in, sight width: 9.5 in, Frame height: 13.75 in, Frame width: 16.625 in, frame depth: 1.625 in
Title:
Greeting the Trappers
Credit Line:
Gift of The Coe Foundation
Gloss:
As Miller and the caravan approached their destination, the trappers greeted them with a salute from their firearms. The artist portrayed his patron, Captain William Drummond Stewart, greeting the colorful trappers while surrounded by an entourage from the caravan and by Indians who had come for the rendezvous.
Inscription:
LR: Greeting the Trappers / AJM.
Publication:
Book, Ten volume history reference: Frontier America; Grolier Educational, New York; 2004; volume 3, page 38-39
Accession Number:
8.70

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