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Lewis and Clark with an Indian Council

Lewis and Clark with an Indian Council by Matthew Carey

This engraving, by Matthew Carey, shows Lewis and Clark holding a council with Native Americans.  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 26, 1812 edition).  This engraving, one of two which Matthew Carey created, was added to a later edition of the book which Gass originally published in 1807.

Engraving, Philadelphia: Matthew Carey, 1812.

Image online, courtesy Library of Congress.

 

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