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Captain Lewis Shooting an Indian

Captain Lewis Shooting an Indian by Matthew Carey

This engraving, by Matthew Carey, depicts "Captain Lewis Shooting an Indian."  It is included in the 1812 edition of A Journal of the Voyages and Travels of a Corps of Discovery, Under the Command of Capt. Lewis and Capt. Clarke by Patrick Gass. 

The original book, published in 1807, was the first account to be printed by a Corps of Discovery member.


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A Journal of the Voyages and Travels of a Corps of Discovery, Under the Command of Capt. Lewis and Capt. Clarke ... (page 245, 1812 edition).  This engraving, one of two which Matthew Carey created, was added to the book Gass originally published in 1807.

Engraving, Philadelphia: Matthew Carey, 1812.

Image online, courtesy Library of Congress.

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