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Spanish Peaks from Raton Pass

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Description: Spanish Peaks from Raton Pass
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Description: Discovered Lands, Invented Pasts: Transforming Visions of the American West
Among the most famous images of western American art—so famous that many no doubt regard it as a cliché—is Emanuel Leutze’s mural of migrating pioneers, which decorates the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C. An equally famous (and equally...
PublisherYale University Art Gallery
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.37-86
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00038.005
Description: Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness: American Art from the Yale University...
Objects such as this urn, presented to the president of a canal company, reflect the dramatic changes taking place in the United States during the nineteenth century. A revolution in transportation technology was sweeping over the young nation, and improvements such as canals were opening up new trade routes, to the great benefit of the economy...
PublisherYale University Art Gallery
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.276-317
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00075.017

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