Creator

Date Original

1821

Description

Lithographic engraving from a book by Henry R. Schoolcraft called "Journal of a Tour into the Interior of Missouri and Arkansaw." The engraving depicts an encounter with a rattlesnake on the banks of the Ohio River.

Biographical/Historical Note

Henry R. Schoolcraft was born in New York in 1793. In 1818 and 1819, he and Levi Pettibone explored southern Missouri and Northern Arkansas. In 1821, Schoolcraft published a book about their experiences called Journal of a Tour into the Interior of Missouri and Arkansaw.

Physical Description

Document

Subjects

Engraving; Travel; Explorers

Contributor

Sir R. Phillips & Co.

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

F466.S35 1821

Resource Type

Image

Collection

ASA books

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Encounter with a rattlesnake on the banks of the Ohio, ASA books, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of this lesson plan supplemental material for instructional purposes is allowed without prior written permission. For further information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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Encounter with a rattlesnake on the banks of the Ohio

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