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Catalog Number X1970.27.09
Title FORT UNION ON THE MISSOURI
Object Name Print
Artist Bodmer, Karl (1809-1893)
Dimensions H-13.5 W-17 inches
Medium Aquatint/Engraving
Notes Tableau No. 28 from Prince Maximilian's "Travels in the Interior of North America, 1832-1834."

Depiction of a stockaded fort in the background. There are two Indian men, one mounted and one standing by his horse, in the foreground on the left, and other groups of Indians and tipis receding into the distance between the two men in the foreground and the distant fort. The river is behind the fort and there are mountains in the far distance.
Beneath the image is written: "Karl Bodmer pinx. ad nat. / Imp. de Bougeard. / Beyer & Weber sc. / Fort Union Am Missouri / Fort Union on the Missouri / Fort Union Sur Le Missouri / Coblenz bei J. Holsher / London, published by Ackerman & Co. 9 Strand / C. Bodmer Direct [embossed] / Paris, Arthus Bertrand, editeur."
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