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Catalog Number X1962.05.01
Object Name Painting
Artist Tofft, Peter (1825-1901)
Dimensions H-10.875 W-17.875 inches
Medium Watercolor
Date c. 1865
Notes Depicts site of St. Ignatius Mission in winter. White clapboard mission church in center, snow covered peaks in background. Mission school and other log structures are behind church to the left; tipis set up on log platforms lie in the foreground in LRC and at far left, smoke is rising from the top of the tipis. Numerous figures are depicted; Indians on horseback ride into the center of the community while an Indian man in center foreground walks in snow shoes, a clergyman is shown entering the church.
Search Terms MT Territorial Legacy
Native American
American Indian
St. Ignatius