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Crooks Campaign- No shooting allowed!

Title:
Crooks Campaign- No shooting allowed!
Persistent Record Link:
http://hdl.handle.net/2345/5011
Date:
September 1876
Format:
Drawings
Genre:
art original
Collection:
The Becker Collection
Subject:
Indians of North America -- Wars -- 1866-1895 -- Pictorial works
Indians of North America -- Wars -- Montana -- Pictorial works
Dakota Indians -- Wars, 1876 -- Pictorial works
Graphite drawings -- American -- 1870-1880
Place:
Montana, United States
Keywords:
Lieutenant A.H. von Luettwitz
Crook's campaign
Native Americans
Indian wars
Satire
Cabon Creek
Montana
Jack rabbits
Hunting
Note:
Recto: "Crooks campaign // No shooting allowed! Head him off!"
Verso: "The constant proximity of the Indians required the issuing of an order prohibiting the shooting. On Cabon Creek we found an unusual number of Jack rabbits. Our boys chased them on foot and succeeded in killing many of them with wooden sticks."
Condition: Stains on left edge.
Original drawing location: IW-AHVL-MT-9-76-1 (Box 14).
Original location:
Original drawings and photographic reproductions. Becker Archive, Boston College Fine Arts Dept.
Reproduction note:
Electronic reproduction. Chestnut Hill, Mass. : Becker Project, 2005. Created from a photographic reproduction of the original drawing.
Physical Description:
1 art original : graphite on ruled paper ; 5.75 x 4.5 in.
Language:
Not applicable
Identifier:
(Becker)IW-AHVL-MT-9-76-1

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