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View of the Bad Lands Near Tongue River, Montana Territory

Object Number: 
c. 1877-82
Watercolor and graphite on paper
Overall: 14 1/8 x 22 1/8 in. ( 35.9 x 56.2 cm ) mat: 21 7/8 x 27 7/8 in. ( 55.6 x 70.8 cm )
inscriptions: Signed, lower right: H.Stieffel/Co K,5th U.S. Inf.; bottom center: View of the "Bad Lands" near Tongue River, Montana
Signed and inscribed at lower right outside image in black ink: "H. Stieffel Co. K. 5th. U.S. Inf."; at lower center outside image: "View of the Bad Lands near Tongue River, Montana."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel Verplanck Hoffman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group