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    • Portrait of a woman

    • Portrait of an unidentified woman with an elaborate gilt frame. She wears a red velvet dress with a low neckline, blue ribbons in her hair and on her sleeves. She holds a small bouquet of flowers.
    • Women--1740-1750.
    • 1740
    • Spoon

    • Shows a spoon made of buffalo horn of the Native American Santee Sioux, Mt. Vara River, Nebraska.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1800-1810.; Santee Indians--Arts & crafts--1800-1810.; Spoons--1800-1810.
    • 1800
    • Jacquard coverlet

    • Woven bedspread, in navy blue and white, has a floral pattern with border.
    • Bedspreads--1840-1850.
    • 1846
    • Jacquard coverlet

    • Woven bedspread, in navy blue and white, has a floral pattern with border.
    • Bedspreads--1840-1850.
    • 1848
    • Maternal solitude

    • Landscape painting with cattle and coyotes; wood gilt frame.
    • Cattle--1840-1850.
    • 1848
    • Coverlet

    • Woven jacquard coverlet, made of blue wool and cotton wefts with cotton warp threads in the double weave technique. American spread eagle in each corner, overall geometric floral pattern and words: "United We Stand, Divided We Fall", "Eve Nellis,...
    • Bedspreads--1850-1860.
    • 1858
    • Nevadaville, Colorado

    • A landscape oil painting of Nevadaville, Colorado by Mary Achey. Buildings are in the valley below a range of mountains. Trees dot the landscape and the sky is clear blue and plains can be seen behind the mountains. The frame is gilded and molded...
    • Nevadaville (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1860
    • Pitcher

    • Shows a Native American (Jicarilla Apache) micaceous clay pitcher. The pitcher has a handle and an indented neck.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1860-1870.; Jicarilla Indians--Arts & crafts--1860-1870.; Pitchers--1860-1870.; Pottery--1860-1870.
    • 1860
    • Arapahoe-Cheyenne encampment, Denver

    • An oil painting of an Arapahoe-Cheyenne encampment in Denver, Colorado by Ester Yates Frazier. The painting is of a plains landscape with mountains in the background, native american figures, teepees and sky with clouds; the view is westward from...
    • Arapaho Indians--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Cheyenne Indians--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Indian encampments--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1861 April
    • Falstaff

    • Painting depicts Benedict Debarr in the role of Shakespeare's Sir John Falstaff (seated).
    • Debarr, Ben.; Actors--1860-1870.; Falstaff, John, Sir (Fictitious character)
    • 1862
    • Quirt

    • A leather Native American (Cheyenne?) quirt (a riding whip) with metal bands on the splayed ends, a brass and steel buckle, and sinew. The quirt was found in Sand Creek.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1860-1870.; Whips--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Powder flask

    • A metallic powder flask found by George Squires at Sand Creek. The front of the flask has a decorative image of an elk next to a tree.
    • Powder flasks--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Moccasin

    • A pair of Native American (Cheyenne?) buffalo hide moccasins. They are undecorated, sewn and have ankle flaps.
    • Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1860-1870.; Moccasins--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • General Custer presenting captured battle-flags at the War Department, Washington

    • Image on Harper's weekly title page shows General George A. Custer in Washington D.C. Custer wears a military uniform and presents tattered Confederate battle flags held by Confederate soldiers, captured at the Battle of Cedar Creek, to dignitaries...
    • Washington (D.C.)--1860-1870.; Generals--American--District of Columbia--Washington--1860-1870.; Military parades & ceremonies--District of Columbia--Washington--1860-1870.; Military standards--Confederate--1860-1870.; Prisoners--District of...
    • 1864 November 12
    • Gen. George A. Custer, in uniform, bust

    • General George Armstrong Custer, head and shoulders framed portrait, wearing military uniform and hat; actual portrait made in 1865.
    • Generals--1880-1890.; Military officers--United States--1880-1890.; Military uniforms--1880-1890.; Custer, George Armstrong, 1839-1876.
    • 1865
    • Major General Grenville M. Dodge Commander Department of the Missouri.

    • Head, shoulders and chest portrait of Major General Grenville M. Dodge, shows the commander with a full beard wearing a military issue double breasted winter coat, a bow tie and hat. Dodge was a civil and military engineer and Chief Engineer of the...
    • Military officers--1860-1870.; Dodge, Grenville Mellen, 1831-1916.
    • 1865
    • Mrs. Henry P. H. Bromwell

    • A oil portrait of Mrs. Henry P. H. Bromwell by George Wright. Mrs. Bromwell is seated, has long black curls and wears a black dress with red lace. She sits on a brown sofa and there are red flowers in the background.
    • Women--1860-1870.; Bromwell, Henrietta E. (Henrietta Elizabeth)
    • 1866
    • Georgetown - Colo

    • View of the south end of Georgetown, Colorado, showing the grid pattern of the town, with many simple wood construction buildings and tall pine trees. Leavenworth Mountain is in the background. Clear Creek runs through the area, and a tall chimney...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1868
    • Rocky Mountain News Festival of Mountain and Plain

    • A lithograph poster advertising the Rocky Mountain News Festival of Mountain and Plain. Shows images of a parade. The text reads: "Rocky Mountain News Festival of Mountain and Plain/ October 7th /1896/ The queen of the plains/ The king of the...
    • Festivals--1870-1880.; Publicity--1870-1880.
    • 1869
    • Awl case and awl

    • Shows a Native American awl (Ute?) with a metal point, wood handle and the leather (commercial) case.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1870-1880.; Awls--1870-1880.; Cases (containers)--1870-1880.
    • 1870
    • Pikes Peak or bust

    • An oil painting of a covered wagon on a prairie landscape under a gray sky. Two oxen stand by, a body of a dead man lies on the ground next to the wagon. The words: "Pikes Peak or bust" are written on the wagon cover. The frame is gilded, gessoed...
    • Covered wagons--1870-1880.; Dead persons--1870-1880.; Ox teams--1870-1880.
    • 1870
    • Black Canon, Colorado River, looking below near Camp 7.

    • View of the Colorado River and steep rock walls and cliffs in Black Canyon, probably in Mohave County, Arizona.
    • Black Canyon (Ariz. and Nev.)--1870-1880.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Mohave County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Mohave County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Mojave County--1870-1880.; Rivers--Arizona--Mohave...
    • 1871
    • Sloping Walls

    • View of the canyon walls of possibly Tantalus Creek in Wayne County, Utah. Shows boulders and rock formations.
    • Canyons--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--1870-1880.; Streams--1870-1880.; Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region (U.S.)
    • 1871
    • Group of Pah-Ute Indians, Nevada

    • Native American (Paiute) men, women and children sit or stand and pose in rows under a tree at (probably) Cottonwood Springs, near Las Vegas (Clark County), Nevada. Men wear woven shirts, necklaces, scarves, ties and hats. Women wear dresses or...
    • Indians of North America--Nevada--1870-1880.; Paiute Indians--Nevada--1870-1880.; Clark County (Nev.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Nevada--1870-1880.; People--Nevada--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1871
    • Iceberg Canon, Colorado River, looking above

    • A man sits on a rocky shore beside the Colorado River in Iceberg Canyon, on the border of Mojave County, Arizona, and Clark County, Nevada. Shows steep rock cliffs.
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Iceberg Canyon (Ariz. and Nev.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--1870-1880.; Rivers--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1871
    • Black Canon, Colorado River, from camp 8 looking above

    • A man sits in a wooden boat with a mast on the edge of the Colorado River in the Black Canyon, Mojave County, Arizona. Shows rocks on a shore beside the river, and steep cliff walls of the Black Canyon near what is identified as "camp 8".
    • Black Canyon (Ariz. and Nev.)--1870-1880.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Mojave County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Boats--Arizona--Mohave County--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Mohave County--1870-1880.; Expeditions &...
    • 1871
    • Cereus Giganteus, Arizona

    • View of Saguaro cacti, Cereus Giganteus, in probably the upper Sonoran desert in southern Arizona. Tall and straight ribbed cactus plants have spines and multiple arms. Bushes and grass are on a hillside.
    • Saguaro--Arizona--1870-1880.; Cactus--Arizona--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1871
    • The Annie, first boat ever launched on Yellowstone Lake

    • Members of the Hayden Survey (U.S. Geological Survey of the Territories of 1871), sit in a boat, with a tent-fly as a sail and oars, near the shore of Yellowstone Lake, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. A canvas drape on the side of the boat...
    • Yellowstone Lake (Wyo.)--1870-1880.; Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Lakes & ponds--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Sailboats--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.;...
    • 1871
    • Bluff opposite big horn camp, Black Canon, Colorado River

    • View of a steep rock cliff and the Colorado River in Black Canyon, Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona. A wooden boat with a mast is on a sandbar and men stand beside gear and supplies at what is identified as "big horn camp".
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Grand Canyon National Park (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Grand Canyon National Park--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Grand Canyon National Park--1870-1880.; Rivers--Arizona--Grand...
    • 1871
    • Hot Springs on Gardiners River, the Great Spring

    • View of Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. A pool of water lies in a terraced basin of mineral deposits. Trees and the Yellowstone Mountains (Absaroka Range) are in the distance.
    • Mammoth Hot Springs (Wyo.)--1870-1880.; Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Springs--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (U.S.)
    • 1871
    • Black Canon, Colorado River, looking above, from camp 7

    • A man sits on a boulder beside the Colorado River in the Black Canyon in Mohave County, Arizona. A wooden boat with a mast is beside camping provisions, wooden boxes, oars, a canvas bag, bedrolls, ropes, and a hat. Sand and rocks are next to the...
    • Black Canyon (Ariz. and Nev.)--1870-1880.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Mohave County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Boats--Arizona--Mohave County--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Mohave County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Mohave...
    • 1871
    • Snow peaks, Bull Run Mining District, Nevada

    • View of snow covered mountains with sparse trees in the Aura Mining District in the Bull Run Mountains, Elko County, Nevada. A trail in the snow traverses the hillside.
    • Bull Run Mountains (Nev.)--1870-1880.; Elko County (Nev.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Nevada--Elko County--1870-1880.; Mountains--Nevada--Elko County--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1871
    • Devil's Anvil

    • A rock formation identified as "Devil's Anvil" protrudes from a rock wall in Toroweap Valley in the Grand Canyon (later Grand Canyon National Park), Arizona. Shows layered rock walls in the distance.
    • Grand Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Toroweap Valley (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Rock formations--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys...
    • 1872
    • Northern wall, Grand Canyon

    • A man with a beard and tall boots, a member of the Corps of Engineers, sits with crossed feet and arms, on a precipice above the Grand Canyon (later Grand Canyon National Park) in Arizona. Shows layers of rock and brush on talus in the vast valley.
    • Grand Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1872
    • Marble Canon

    • Sun reflects off the surface of the Colorado River in Marble Canyon (later part of Grand Canyon National Park), Arizona. Shows talus beside the river and eroded sandstone and limestone walls.
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Marble Canyon (Coconino County, Ariz. : Canyon)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Rivers--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.;...
    • 1872
    • Grand Canon of the Colorado River, mouth of Kanab Wash, looking east

    • Aerial view of layered, eroded rock cliffs in Kanab Canyon, Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona. Shows rounded rocks above the canyon, and talus beside the Colorado River.
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Grand Canyon National Park (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Kanab Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Grand Canyon National Park--1870-1880.; Cliffs--Arizona--Grand Canyon National Park--1870-1880.;...
    • 1872
    • The Grand Canyon of the Colorado

    • View of Toroweap Point, a rock precipice at the edge of Toroweap Valley and the Grand Canyon (later Grand Canyon National Park), Arizona. Shows layered rock walls in the distance, and the Colorado River in the valley.
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Grand Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Toroweap Point (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Toroweap Valley (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Cliffs--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Expeditions...
    • 1872
    • The Grand Canon of the Colorado

    • Rock walls and talus are in the Grand Canyon (later Grand Canyon National Park) above the Colorado River in the Toroweap Valley, Arizona.
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Grand Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Toroweap Valley (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the...
    • 1872
    • Parowan Canon

    • View of trees on eroded Black Mountains rock formations and towers in Parowan Canyon, Iron County, Utah.
    • Iron County (Utah)--1870-1880.; Parowan Canyon (Utah)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Utah--Iron County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Utah--Iron County--1870-1880.; Rock formations--Utah--Iron County--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th...
    • 1872
    • The Grand Canon of the Colorado

    • Rock walls and talus are in the Grand Canyon (later Grand Canyon National Park) above the Colorado River in the Toroweap Valley, Arizona.
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Grand Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Toroweap Valley (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Rivers--Arizona--Grand...
    • 1872
    • Massive sandstone, Taylor's Creek, Utah

    • View of a sandstone rock formation near Taylors Creek in Zion National Park, Utah. Shows steep cliffs, eroded rock towers and canyons.
    • Zion National Park (Utah)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Utah--Zion National Park--1870-1880.; Rock formations--Utah--Zion National Park--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1872
    • Grand Cañon, foot of To-ro-weap Valley

    • Rock walls and talus are in the Grand Canyon (later Grand Canyon National Park) in the Toroweap Valley, Arizona.
    • Grand Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Toroweap Valley (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1872
    • Gen. George A. Custer and Grand Duke Alexis, in hunting clothes, "Original by Scholter"

    • General George Armstrong Custer and Alexis, (Alexandrovitch) Grand Duke of Russia, both full length studio portraits with painted backdrop; Alexis seated with hat, jacket, belt with sheathed saber, pants tucked in boots; Custer standing with hat,...
    • Generals--1870-1880.; Rulers--Russia--1870-1880.; Alekseĭ Aleksandrovich, Grand Duke of Russia, 1850-1908.; Custer, George Armstrong, 1839-1876.
    • 1872
    • Grand Canon, Colorado River, near Paria Creek, looking west

    • View of the Colorado River and probably Marble Canyon near the confluence with the Paria River in Coconino County, Arizona. Shows eroded sandstone walls and talus near the river bed.
    • Coconino County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Marble Canyon (Coconino County, Ariz. : Canyon)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.;...
    • 1872
    • Cańon of Kanab Wash [sic], Colorado River, looking south

    • View of steep rock walls, a narrow valley and Kanab Creek in Kanab Canyon (Coconino County), Arizona. A timber structure is beside a creek bed near boulders.
    • Coconino County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Kanab Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Kanab Creek (Utah and Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Streams--Arizona--Coconino...
    • 1872
    • Grand Canon, Colorado River, near Paria Creek, looking east

    • Aerial view of eroded sandstone towers and talus in probably Marble Canyon on the Colorado River in Coconino County, Arizona.
    • Coconino County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Marble Canyon (Coconino County, Ariz. : Canyon)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.;...
    • 1872

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