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Boone's first view of Kentucky.

Image ID: 808397

Boone's first view of Kentucky. (1857)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Boone's first view of Kentucky.

Published Date

: 1857

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 21 x 14 cm. (8 1/4 x 5 1/4 in.)

Notes

: Printed on border: "Here from the top of an eminence, Boone and his companions first beheld a distant view of the beautiful lands of Kentucky. The plains and forests abounded with wild beasts of every kind; deer and elk were common; the buffalo were seen in herds, and the plains covered with the richest verdure." Written on border: "1854." Foxing and red ink statin on image.

Original Source

: From The great West : containing narratives of the most important and interesting events in Western history. (New York : Geo. F. Tuttle, 1857) Howe, Henry (1816-1893), Author.

Source

: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / American history -- 1760s

Source Description

: 1 folder (28 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC AME-176

Digital ID

: 808397

Record ID

: 701199

Digital Item Published

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

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