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Catalog Number LP03196
Object Name Painting
Collection Governor E.W. Marland
Date 1839
Artist Miller, Alfred Jacob
Description Oil on canvas painting of a panorama of entire rendezvous with Sir William Drummond Steward, entitled "THE INDIAN GRANDE PARADE" OR "THE CAVALCADE." Painting shows a scene at an annual encampment of fur traders and Indians (possibly Snake, Mandan, or Blackfoot - early documents say Snake). It has a train, tipis, and mountains in the background.
Dimensions H-66 W-94 inches
Material Oil paint, linen canvas, wood
Provenance The painting was originally loaned, then given as a gift to the society by former state governor E.W. Marland (1935-1939). The painting was painted by the American artist Alfred Jacob Miller (1810-1874) in 1839.
People Marland, E.W.
Miller, Alfred Jacob
Steward, William Drummond
Search Terms painting
art
oil on canvas
Cavalcade
Indian Grand Parade
encampment
fur trader
Indians
Native American
Snake
Mandan
Blackfoot
tipi
Scottish lord
castle
Scotland
Title "Cavalcade"
Category Historical Art