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Mouth of Yellowstone (Fort Union)

Object Number: 
1872.23.192
Date: 
1866-68
Medium: 
Graphite and black ink on prepared card
Dimensions: 
Overall: 18 3/8 x 24 1/8 in. ( 46.7 x 61.3 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed
Inscriptions: 
Signed at lower right inside image in black ink: "Geo. Catlin"; inscribed at upper center outside image in black ink over graphite: "Pl. 192. / Mouth of Yellowstone."
Description: 
Studies of Native Americans: a distance view of Ft. Yellowstone, the main trading post of the Missouri Fur Company at the mouth of the Yellowstone River, with Blackfoot and Kristeneaux villages of peaked wigwam tents on the plains surrounding the fort
Credit Line: 
Purchased by the Society
Provenance: 
The artist's collection; Francis Putnam Catlin, the artist's brother, serving as agent to George Henry Moore, acting on behalf of N-YHS
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group