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Title
Crossing the plains
Creator
Baker, George Holbrook (1827-1906), American, artist Barber & Baker (active ca. 1855), publisher
Date Created and/or Issued
1853
Publication Information
Bancroft Library
Contributing Institution
UC Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Collection
Honeyman (Robert B., Jr.) - Collection of Early Californian and Western American Pictorial Material
Rights Information
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Description
Thirteen images: emigrant train passing Wind River mountains, Wyoming; Indians chasing buffalo, Scott's Bluffs, Nebraska; first night on plains; scene on desert; driving stock across plains; Sioux Indians; Court House Rock and Chimney Rock, Colorado; Laramie Peak, Wyoming; California Indians; mouth of Ash Hollow, Nebraska; Devil's Gate, Nevada; and Castle Rock, Colorado.
Printed title (UC). Printed (UC, below title): Views drawn from nature, in 1853, by George H. Baker; (LC): Published by Barber & Baker, Sacramento, copywright [sic] secured. Each image captioned.
Type
image
Format
Print on tinted paper: engraving 28.1 x 22.7 cm., sheet
Identifier
http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/tf0z09p08h
BANC PIC 1963.002:0023--A
Subject
Animals
Bison
Camping
Colorado
Cowboys
Frontier & pioneer life
Hunting
Indians of North America
Mountains
Nebraska
Nevada
Overland journeys to the Pacific
Settlers
Vehicles
Westward movement
Wyoming

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