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Buffalo Hunt, Approaching in a Ravine | Poster | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Buffalo Hunt, Approaching in a Ravine

Buffalo Hunt, Approaching in a Ravine | Poster | Wisconsin Historical Society
Hunters using rifles to kill buffalo (Plate 11).<p>"This plate represents the familiar mode of procuring meat, practiced by all the voyageurs on the Missouri and other streams of that country, who run their canoes ashore where the buffaloes or other animals are discovered grazing on the banks, and cautiously stealing up under cover of a bank or other protection, shoot down the fattest of the herd. The landscape view here given is strictly a portrait, and well illustrates much of the peculiar scenery on the banks of the Upper Missouri."</p>
DESCRIPTION
Hunters using rifles to kill buffalo (Plate 11).

"This plate represents the familiar mode of procuring meat, practiced by all the voyageurs on the Missouri and other streams of that country, who run their canoes ashore where the buffaloes or other animals are discovered grazing on the banks, and cautiously stealing up under cover of a bank or other protection, shoot down the fattest of the herd. The landscape view here given is strictly a portrait, and well illustrates much of the peculiar scenery on the banks of the Upper Missouri."

RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:23629
Creation Date: 1844
Creator Name:Catlin, George
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Collection Name:Rare Books
Genre:Poster
Original Format Type:prints, fine-art
Original Format Number:E77 C399 1844
Original Dimensions:22 x 16 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Image source: Catlin, George. Catlin's North American Indian Portfolio. Hunting Scenes and Amusements of the Rocky Mountains and Prairies of America. From Drawings and Notes of the Author, Made during Eight Years' Travel amongst Forty-Eight of the Wildest and Most Remote Tribes of Savages in North America. (London: Geo. Catlin, 1844). This image is also viewable in the American Journeys online edition of "Catlin's North American Indian Portfolio."
SUBJECTS
Buffaloes
Trees
Clothing and dress
Hats
Indians of North America
Landforms
Landscape
Men
Hunting

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