Mouth of Fox River. (Indiana).Mündung des Fox-River (Indiana). [/] Embouchure du Fox-River (Indiana).
London published by Ackermann & Co. 96 Strand. [n.d., c.1840].
Aquatint, laid on india. Blindstamp underneath publication line reads, 'C.Bodmer, Direc'. Printed area: 436 x 300mm. (17¼ x 11¾"). Cut to platemark on left.
A view of the confluence of the Fox and Wabash Rivers: Cattle drink from their watering place on the opposite bank, a flock of Carolina Parrakeets can be seen settling in the mass of branches and vines at the top of the scene, beneath a Bald Eagle perches watchfully. After Karl Bodmer (1809 - 1893), engraved by Sigismond Himely (1801-1866). Bodmer accompanied German explorer Prince Maximilian zu Wied-Neuwied from 1832 to 1834 on his Missouri River expedition. He was hired as an artist by Maximilian with the specific intent of travelling through the American West and recording images of cities, rivers, towns and people they saw along the way. Titles in German, French and English.
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