The Life and Adventures of James P. Beckwourth, Mountaineer, Scout, and Pioneer, and Chief of the Crow Nation of Indians

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Subject of
Beckwourth, Jim, American, 1798 - 1866
Created by
Beckwourth, Jim, American, 1798 - 1866
Bonner, T. D., American
Published by
Harper & Brothers, American, 1817 - 1962
Medium
ink on book paper , cloth and cardboard
Dimensions
H x W x D: 8 x 5 1/2 x 1 1/4 in. (20.3 x 14 x 3.2 cm)
H x W x D (Open at 60 Degrees): 8 × 6 1/2 × 6 3/8 in. (20.3 × 16.5 × 16.2 cm)
Type
narratives
hardcover books
Place printed
Franklin Square, Nassau County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
1856
Description
Embossed brown cloth, hardcover book with 537-pages, 2 pages of ads, frontispiece and many illustrations with engraving of James P. Beckwourth in hunter's costume on frontispiece.
Topic
African American
American West
Freedom
Men
Slavery
United States--History--1815-1861
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2013.19
Restrictions & Rights
Public Domain
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Classification
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture