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Catalog Number X1912.07.01
Title LEWIS AND CLARK AT THREE FORKS
Object Name Painting
Artist Paxson, Edgar S. (1852-1919)
Dimensions H-81 W-153 inches
Medium Oil on canvas
Date 1912
Notes This painting depicts Thomas Jefferson's "Corps of Discovery" at a critical juncture on their journey - The headwaters of the Missouri (near present-day Three Forks, Montana) where the Gallatin, Jefferson, and Madison Rivers converge to form the mighty river. Left to right are: John Colter, York, Meriwether Lewis, William Clark, Sacajawea, and Charbonneau.
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