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Oregon Trail
Oregon Trail
Date:
20th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Watercolor
Dimensions:
29.3 x 34.8 cm (sheet)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Accession Number:
1954.147.207
Acquisition Date:
1954-12-01
Credit Line:

Gift of the Artist

Pioneers taking time for an evening's entertainment, inside their circle of covered wagons. One man sits on the ground and plays the banjo and sings; another man claps his hands and sings, while a woman stands watching and clapping. Two men and two women are dancing with abandon in the center. In the distance the tower of a fort rises under a full moon. (Virginia K. Anderson 03/27/95)