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Buffalo Hunt, Chasing Back

Buffalo Hunt, Chasing Back | Print | Wisconsin Historical Society
Buffalo chasing hunter with rifle on horseback (Plate 12).<p>"The wounded and chafed bull often turns upon its assailant, and runs him back, over the whole ground; in which unpleasant reverse he has last to balance himself upon his little horse, praying for smooth ground under its feet, and deliverance from the fury that is behind him. This picturesque and jagged outline of hills only requires the background of a dark, lurid cloud; and if viewed from a distance it will need but little stretch of the imagination to conceive it to be a magnificent castle, fit for the residence of the proudest monarch on earth."</p>
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Buffalo chasing hunter with rifle on horseback (Plate 12).

"The wounded and chafed bull often turns upon its assailant, and runs him back, over the whole ground; in which unpleasant reverse he has last to balance himself upon his little horse, praying for smooth ground under its feet, and deliverance from the fury that is behind him. This picturesque and jagged outline of hills only requires the background of a dark, lurid cloud; and if viewed from a distance it will need but little stretch of the imagination to conceive it to be a magnificent castle, fit for the residence of the proudest monarch on earth."

RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:23630
Creation Date: 1844
Creator Name:Catlin, George
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Collection Name:Rare Books
Genre:Print
Original Format Type:prints, fine-art
Original Format Number:PH 348.12 (3)
Original Dimensions:17 x 12 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
Horses
Painting
Clothing and dress
Hats
Indians of North America
Formations (Geology)
Landscape
Firearms
Men
Horsemanship
Hunting
Weapons

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