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Boone's first view of Kentucky.

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Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

American History -- 1760s

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1857
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC AME-176
Topics
Boone, Daniel, 1734-1820
United States -- 1760-1769
Kentucky -- 1760-1769
Explorers -- Kentucky -- 1760-1769
Genres
Conjectural works
Notes
Content : Printed on border: "Here from the top of an eminence, Boone and his companions first beheld a distant view of the beautiful lands of Kentucky. The plains and forests abounded with wild beasts of every kind; deer and elk were common; the buffalo were seen in herds, and the plains covered with the richest verdure."

Source note: The great West : containing narratives of the most important and interesting events in Western history. (New York : Geo. F. Tuttle, 1857) Howe, Henry (1816-1893), Author.
Physical Description
Form: Wood engravings ( Library of Congress Thesaurus for Graphic Materials )
Note: Foxing and red ink stains on image.Condition
Extent: 1 print : b ; 21 x 14 cm. (8 1/4 x 5 1/4 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix : 1677144
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17168628
Barcode : 33333159309638
UUID: 00f6b460-c530-012f-bf13-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1857: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Boone's first view of Kentucky." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1857. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-f4b2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Boone's first view of Kentucky." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 25, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-f4b2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1857). Boone's first view of Kentucky. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-f4b2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Boone's first view of Kentucky.