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What an Unbranded Cow Has Cost

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Description: Discovered Lands, Invented Pasts: Transforming Visions of the American West
The most distinctive feature of what is called western American art is its rejection finally of the one thing westering always seemed to be about: change. In the nineteenth century change was implicit in every rendering of a western theme. If tree stumps represented progress to a pioneering people, so...
PublisherYale University Art Gallery
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.89-115
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00038.006
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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