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Crook's Campaign- Our Dinner

Title:
Crook's Campaign- Our Dinner
Persistent Record Link:
http://hdl.handle.net/2345/5026
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:
Indian wars
General George Crook
Lieutenant A.H. von Luettwitz
Crook's campaign
Satire
Hunting
Elk
Montana
Hunting game
Note:
Recto: "Crooks Campaign // Our Dinner."
Verso: "An Elk Buck having been during the heat of the day in the cool pine forests of the Big Horn at sundown descends to the valley to water & to graze. The experienced hunter has selected a good spot, to wait for his game. A few more steps & his deadly bullet has pierced the heart of the noble animal. Tomorrow we shall have fresh meat for dinner!"
Condition: Torn lower edge; torn center; vertical fold.
Original drawing location: IW-AHVL-MT-9-76-4 (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 3.75 in.
Language:
Not applicable
Identifier:
(Becker)IW-AHVL-MT-9-76-4

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