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McCormick Catalog Art

Date: 1889
Description: Color lithograph illustration on the back cover of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows a buffalo gazing down upon men with harvesting m...
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Herds of Bison and Elk on the Upper Missouri

Date: 1832
Description: Herds of bison and elk on the Upper Missouri River.
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Indians Hunting the Bison

Date: 1832
Description: Indians on horseback hunting bison.
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Herd of Bison, on the Upper Missouri

Date: 1832
Description: Herd of Bison, on the Upper Missouri River.
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Philippine Workers Transport Fibre using Water Buffalo

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Description: Workers transporting twine fibre (fiber) using water buffalo and a wooden cart in the Philippines. The fibre was likely used by International Harvester fo...
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Indian Man on Horseback Hunting Buffalo

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Description: Watercolor of an Indian hunting buffalo while riding a horse and shooting a bow and arrow. The buffalo being hunted has one arrow in its side.
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Orpheum Player at Henry Vilas Zoo

Date: September 11 1930
Description: Elevated view of Orpheum players at the Henry Vilas Zoo (Vilas Park Zoo) standing next to buffaloes.
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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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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 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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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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Bison Farm

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Description: Bison and cattle grazing on a farm.

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