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The Method of Crawling Up to a Herd of Buffalos in the Winter. 


ca. 1822

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

1 watercolour / aquarelle : watercolour, pen and ink, over pencil on paper mounted on a support
Support: 55.400 x 36.000 cm
Image: 43.500 x 24.100 cm

Scope and content

A flat, winter landscape with two buffalos in the left foreground watching another die of his wounds, while Indians in the background crawl on their stomachs, shooting more.

Graphic (art)
99: Closed pending processing
No restrictions on access or on use for
reproduction or publication
Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-114464
90: Open
Graphic (art)
99: Closed pending processing
A165-01 Item no. assigned by LAC 70
90: Open
Other accession no.
1981-055 PIC

Terms of use

Credit: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1981-55-70 Bushnell Collection
Copyright: Expired

Additional name(s)

Additional information

Availability of other formats note
Colour transparency available

Exhibitions note
Exhibition title: A Place in History. Curators: Art Section, Documentary Art and Photography Division, National Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; 1990.10.31-1991.03.31.

Signatures and inscriptions
Inscribed. Signed. Dated.
Inscription: Inscribed in ink, on a strip of paper glued to the recto of the secondary support, b.: The Method of Crawling up to a Herd of Buffalos in the Winter, Killing Several Without Disturbing the Rest. Inscribed in ink, on the same stip of paper, l.r.: Peter Rindisbacher

Subject heading

1. Manitoba.
2. hunting.
3. Indian.
4. SUBJ. - Hunting : Depicting View Of Crawling Up To A Herd Of Buffalos In Winter, ca. 1822.
5. SUBJ. - Animal : Buffalos.
6. SUBJ. - Natives : Culture - Hunting.


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