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"Rounding a Bend" on the Mississippi. The parting Salute
"Rounding a Bend" on the Mississippi. The parting Salute
Publisher:
Date:
1866
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Lithograph With Hand Coloring
Dimensions:
46.2 x 70.5 cm (image); 56 x 76.7 cm (sheet)
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Country:
Continent:
North America
Accession Number:
1994.120.40
Acquisition Date:
1994-12-01
Credit Line:

Gift of Joseph Martin Jr.

At night with the moon showing through clouds, three paddle wheelers make their way round a bend on the Mississippi; the nearest, the Queen of the West, fires a signal rocket