Artists of the American West photograph collection, 1835-1890.


Bodmer, Karl, 1809-1893. Artists of the American West photograph collection, 1835-1890.

Artists of the American West photograph collection, 1835-1890.

Forty-eight negatives, 42 slides, and 41 color transparencies from the Mid-America Arts Alliance, through Exhibits USA, chiefly images from the Humphrey art exhibit which came to the Museum of the Great Plains, Lawton, Okla., as a traveling exhibition entitled "Indians of the American West" (Jan. 5-19, 1979), produced by Don Humphrey and Humphrey Galleries in Santa Fe, N.M.

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