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Tower Rock View on the Mississippi
A landscape view of the Tower Rock on the famous Mississippi river, painted when Bodmer accompanied Prinz Maximilian of Wied on his expedition to the Northern United States.

Southwestern Pot
A round pot with a narrower opening than waistline, opening same size as base. Orange and black geometric motifs and bird figures decorate surface. Artist is Acoma Indian.

A farmer and his two horses farming under the harvest moon.

Walt Whitman's Birthplace
A print created by Childe Hassam in 1927 depicts the exterior of American writer Walt Whitman's birthplace. The print depicts the house from outside of the driveway, showing a large tree in the foreground on the left side of the print and the house…

Midnight Race on the Mississippi
Midnight Race on the Mississippi hows two racing steamboats, the Memphis and the James Howard. Currier & Ives prints often depicted steamboats and popular events, which this race certainly was. This print would have been widely distributed just…

Family Doctor
One of Wood’s last works, Family Doctor depicts the slender and capable hands of Wood’s own doctor, Dr. A.W. Bennet as he holds a thermometer and stethoscope. Wood’s focused, detailed vision creates a deeply personal portrait of the doctor as a kind,…

Brachyramphus Temminckii
Brachyramphus Temminckii is the scientific name for a bird, otherwise known as an Auk. Elliot was a scientist, rather than artist, so it is sensible that this piece exemplifies the scientific gaze.

Setting Smoke Stack
James E Allen was an American Industrial artist, and has many works about the industrial lifestyle, and creation of machines. This specific piece shows the creation of a smoke stack. In other collections, this has been known as "Brazilian Builders".

Hudson River Landscape
Landscape attributed to Hudson River school of painting. There are trees in the foreground, a large mountain in the background, a river splits the canvas in half, and there is a person in the foreground. Settlements and boats are small but visible.
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