A Pike's Peaker Crossing the Plains ; Crossing the Platte
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Illustrations show scenes relating to the Colorado gold rush including two men, next to a wagon train, on their way to Pike's Peak; a covered wagon with "Pikes Peak" on it; and a wagon train crossing the Platte River, as Indian(?) women sit on the bank, Colorado.
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Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 3 (1859 August 13), page 516.
Illustrations for article: "The Pike's Peak Gold Mines." Article describes scenes near the South Fork of the Platte River, Colorado and attributes illustrations for article to "Albert Bierstadt of Boston."
Reference copies of images are in LOT 4392-A or LOT 4392-C.