First Blood

First Blood

Description (Brief)
Black and white print; four scenes depicting Indians killing the Baker and Jones families in the town of Acton, Minnesota, August 18, 1862. The scenes are labeled: "No.1, The Approach.";" No.2, Cabin as now Stands.";"No.3, The Massacre.";"No.4, The Trial of Guns."
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1863
maker
Charles Shober and Company
Chicago Lithographing Company
place made
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
image: 12 1/4 in x 12 1/4 in; 31.115 cm x 31.115 cm
ID Number
DL.60.2562
catalog number
60.2562
accession number
228146
Credit Line
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
subject
Architecture, Domestic Buildings
Firearms
Horses
Indians
Native Americans
Murder
Wagons
Chronology: 1860-1869
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Art
Peters Prints
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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