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Photographer: Karl Bodmer
Caption: Sketch on The Lewis and Clark Expedition Across Missouri Marker
Additional Description: [Caption reads] This watercolor sketch of the Missouri River in the vicinity of Independence Creek, where the Lewis and Clark Expedition camped on July 4, 1804, was painted by Swiss artist Karl Bodmer in 1833. Snags, one of the many obstacles that plagued rivermen, can be seen in the foreground of the sketch.
Courtesy of the Joslyn Museum
Submitted: July 16, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
Database Locator Identification Number: p162214
File Size: 0.099 Megabytes
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