A Wild Turkey Hunt

Description (Brief):

This print is one of fifteen chromolithographs that were included in the 1889-1890 folio "Sport or Fishing and Shooting" published by Bradlee Whidden of Boston and edited by A.C. Gould. These prints are based on watercolors that were commissioned for the publication, and illustrated by prominent American artists. Each folio illustration was accompanied by a single leaf of descriptive text followed by an account of the depicted sporting scene. The publication was advertised as having been reviewed for accuracy by a renowned group of anglers and hunters prior to printing.

Description (Brief)

This print was originally titled and numbered on the text page as 9. A wild Turkey hunt. R.F. Zogbaum. It depicts a young man lying in the grass aiming his rifle at four turkeys. A young Indian guide is crouched behind him.

Description (Brief)

The artist was Rufus Fairchild Zogbaum (1849-1925), known for his images of horses, cowboys, and battle scenes.

Date Made: 1890

Publisher; Copywriter: Bradlee WhiddenLithographer: Forbes Lithograph Manufacturing CompanyArtist: Zogbaum, Rufas Fairchild

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Massachusetts, Boston

Subject: Costume, Chronology: after 1890, Birds, Indians, Native Americans, Turkeys, Hunting, Firearms

See more items in: Home and Community Life: Domestic Life, Art, Peters Prints, Domestic Furnishings


Exhibition Location:

Related Publication: Sport or Fishing and Shooting

Credit Line: Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.60.2723Catalog Number: 60.2723Accession Number: 228146

Object Name: chromolithographObject Type: Chromolithograph

Physical Description: paper (overall material)ink (overall material)Measurements: image: 12 in x 18 in; 30.48 cm x 45.72 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-c688-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_325022

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