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First sight of Kentucky.

Image ID: 814966

First sight of Kentucky. (1859)

Image Details

Image Title

:  First sight of Kentucky.

Creator

: Lossing & Barritt -- Engraver

Published Date

: 1859

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 20 x 14 cm. (7 3/4 x 5 1/2 in.)

Notes

: Written on border: "Oct. 1859" Printed on border: "Daniel Boone. By Benson J. Lossing. Daniel Boone has ever been regarded more as a great hunter, than as a bold and enlightened pioneer in the grand Westward march of civilization in America. This is a grave error, deeply impressed upon the popular mind, and yet there is ample excuse for it." Includes additional text.

Original Source

: From Harper's magazine. (New York : Harper Brothers, 1850-) .

Source

: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Pioneer life

Source Description

: 6 folders (224 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC PIO

Digital ID

: 814966

Record ID

: 718499

Digital Item Published

: 10-27-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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