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Pack Train Leaving Pueblo of Taos, New Mexico.

  • ARTIST: Henry Poore

  • PUBLISHER: Julius Bien & Co. Lith. New York.

  • MEDIUM: Chromolithograph.

    DATE: c. 1893.

  • EDITION SIZE: Image 7 x 9" (179 x 230 mm) plus title and margins.

  • DESCRIPTION: From the ELEVENTH CENSUS OF THE UNITED STATES (1890 Census). Robert P. Porter, Superintendent. Porter served as Superintendent of Census from 1889 until his resignation in 1893. This published report consisted of 15 volumes along with a statistical atlas, reports on social and vital statistics and an Extra Census Bulletin: "Report on Indians Taxed and Indians Not Taxed". Henry R. Poore (1859-1940) was one of a group of eleven artists commissioned by the Federal government to illustrate this bulletin. The resulting document was considered the most thorough study to date on Native American life.


  • CONDITION: Good condition.


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