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Eleazer Williams

Date: 1832
Description: Waist-up portrait of Eleazer Williams.
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North American Indians

Date: 1844
Description: Portrait of North American Indians (Plate 1).

"The group in Plate No. 1 is composed of three Portraits from my collection, representing three different t...

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Buffalo Bull Grazing

Date: 1844
Description: Depiction of a buffalo on the plains (Plate 2).

"This noble animal, which is the largest and most formidable of the ruminating species, existing in North...

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Wild Horses at Play

Date: 1844
Description: Horses cavorting on the plains (Plate 3).

"Next in importance to the buffalo, for the use of man, is the horse, which is found joint-occupant with the In...

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Catching the Wild Horse

Date: 1844
Description: Indians on foot and horseback capturing wild horses (Plate 4).

"Taking the wild horse and breaking him down is one of the proudest feats of the Indian an...

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Buffalo Hunt, Chase

Date: 1844
Description: Indian on horseback hunting buffalo with bow and arrow (Plate 5).

"In this picture we have the Indian mounted his wild horse, he is captured in the mode...

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Buffalo Hunt, Chase

Date: 1844
Description: Indians on horseback hunting buffaloes (Plate 6).

"In this Plate, representing a numerous group in motion, and closely pursued by a party of Indians, wit...

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Buffalo Hunt, Chase

Date: 1844
Description: Indians on foot and horseback hunting buffaloes (Plate 7).

"The buffalo is a harmless and timid animal until severely wounded, or closely pursued, when i...

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Buffalo Dance

Date: 1844
Description: Ceremonial Indian dance (Plate 8).

"All tribes have their medicine songs particular for the hunting of each animal they choose to go in pursuit of, and b...

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Buffalo Hunt, Surround

Date: 1844
Description: Indians on horseback hunting buffaloes (Plate 9).

"Some sixty or seventy young men, all mounted on their wild horses, and armed with bows and lances only...

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Buffalo Hunt, White Wolves Attacking a Buffalo Bull

Date: 1844
Description: A buffalo surrounded by wolves (Plate 10).

"There are several varieties of the wolf species on the American prairies, the most numerous and formidable of...

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Buffalo Hunt, Approaching in a Ravine

Date: 1844
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 Missou...

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Buffalo Hunt, Chasing Back

Date: 1844
Description: 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...

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Buffalo Hunt, Under the White Wolf Skin

Date: 1844
Description: Indians disguised as wolves hunting buffaloes (Plate 13).

"Of the white wolf and its habits I have given an account in Plate 10, and although these anima...

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The Snow-Shoe Dance

Date: 1844
Description: Indian dance on snowshoes. (Plate 14).

"In the northern latitudes of America, where the winters are long and very severe, from the heavy falls of snow wh...

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Buffalo Hunt, On Snow Shoes

Date: 1844
Description: Indians on snowshoes hunting buffaloes immobilized by snow (Plate 15).

"In this plate is illustrated the mode alluded to in the preceding page, of the In...

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Wounded Buffalo Bull

Date: 1844
Description: Buffalo wounded by spear or arrow in the snow (Plate 16).

"The reader has here, a striking illustration of the deadly effects of the Indian's arrow, and...

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Dying Buffalo Bull, in Snow Drift

Date: 1844
Description: Indians on snowshoes hunting buffaloes trapped in snow (Plate 17).

"In this view the reader is introduced to the optimum of dreariness and severity which...

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The Bear Dance

Date: 1844
Description: Indian dance, with some wearing bear masks (Plate 18).

"Next in importance to the buffalo hunts, and not less exciting and spirited in its character, is...

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Attacking the Grizzly Bear

Date: 1844
Description: Indians on horseback trying to kill a bear (Plate 19).

"The preliminaries of the hunt for the Grizzly Bear having been settled in the manner described in...

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