Distribution of goods to the Assiniboines


Distribution of goods to the Assiniboines

Item Information

Title:
Distribution of goods to the Assiniboines
Description:
America Transformed: The results of the Pacific Railroad Surveys were documented in numerous topographic maps and 12 volumes of reports describing the geography, flora and fauna, and Native peoples. These volumes included numerous illustrations depicting Native people and natural landscapes, such as this view prepared by John Mix Stanley while serving with the Northern Pacific Railroad Survey party. It records a meeting on the northern Great Plains with the Assiniboine, whose chief expressed grave concerns that the coming railroad would greatly affect their way of life.
Artist:
Stanley, John Mix, 1814-1872
Lithographer:
Sarony, Major & Knapp Lith.
Name on Item:
Stanley del.
Date:
[1860]
Format:
Prints
Location:
Private Collection
Collection (local):
Private Collection
Subjects:
Indians of North America--Great Plains--Pictorial works
Assiniboine Indians--Pictorial works
Physical distribution of goods--Great Plains--Pictorial works
Pacific railroads--Explorations and surveys
United States Pacific Railroad Expeditions and Surveys
Places:
Great Plains (area)
Publisher:
N.Y. : Sarony, Major & Knapp, Liths.
Notes:
Exhibited: "America transformed. Part 1: the United States expands westward," organized by the Norman B. Leventhal Map & Education Center at the Boston Public Library, 2019.
Shows distribution of goods from the Northern expedition to the 47th and 49th parallels.
From Reports of Explorations and Surveys, to ascertain the most practicable and economical route for a railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean ..., volume 12, opposite page 65.
"U.S.P.R.R. Exp. & Surveys - 47th & 49th parallels"--upper left.
"General report - plate XIV"--upper right.
Extent:
1 print : color ; 22 x 29 cm
Language:
English
Identifier:
06_01_016723
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