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The Rocky Mountains

19th century
428 x 708 mm (16.9 x 27.9 in.)

James Smillie, American, (1807–1885)
After Albert Bierstadt, American, (1830–1902)

Alternative title: The Rocky Mountains, Lander’s Peak
Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching and engraving on heavyweight off-white wove paper
Print impression quality: Good
Marks: Inscribed, lower right: “Engraved by J. Smillie”; inscribed along lower edge: “Southern District of NY ©1866 by Edward Bierstadt”
Bibliography: See Anderson & Ferber, Albert Bierstadt: Art & Enterprise (New York: Brooklyn Museum and Hudson Hills Press), cat. no. 77, color reproduction p. 290.
Credit Line: Friends of the Davison Art Center funds donated by John E. Andrus III (BA Wesleyan 1933), 1994
Accession Number: 1994.15.1

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  • American Studies
  • landscapes (representations) - Use for creative works that depict outdoor scenes where the picture is dominated by the configuration, visual and aesthetic, of the land, bodies of water, and natural elements. When the ocean or other large body of water dominates the picture, use "seascapes." For images that are more documentary than creative, prefer "views" or "topographical views." For actual areas of land having certain notable characteristics, use "landscapes (environments)." [January 1993 scope note added; related term added. April 1991 descriptor moved; lead-in term added; descriptor changed, was "landscapes"; alternate term changed, was 'landscape'.]
  • mountains
  • Native Americans
  • rock - Naturally formed aggregate of one or more minerals. For processed or dressed rock use "stone." [January 1996 alternate term added. February 1992 descriptor moved. December 1991 scope note added.]
  • Rocky Mountains - TGN 7014356
  • Western United States - TGN 4011500 (general region): Typically refers to states West of the Rocky Mountains (New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, Utah, Arizona, Idaho, Washington, Oregon, Nevada, California) and Texas. The term may also sometimes include the states above Texas (North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, and Oklahoma).

  • image Dimensions: 428 x 708 mm (16.9 x 27.9 in.)

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