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Illustrated Scene at the Expedition - Council with Indians

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From the NebraskaStudies.org website we learn about this engraving:

Captains Lewis and Clark holding a Council with the Indians. This engraving was added by Matthew Carey of Philadelphia to the 1812 publication of the journal of Sergeant Patrick Gass.

(1771-1870), the first eyewitness accounts of the expedition to be made public in 1807, seven years before the official Lewis and Clark narrative. The pictures were said to depict actual incidents in the Lewis and Clark journey. Source - LOC, Rare Books and Special Collections.

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Image online, courtesy the NebraskaStudies.org website, via the U.S. Library of Congress.

 

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