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Banvard, John, 1815–1891

Description of Banvard's panorama of the Mississippi River : painted on three miles of canvas : exhibiting a view of country 1200 miles in length, extending from the mouth of the Missouri River to the city of New Orleans : being by far the largest picture ever executed by man.

Boston : John Putnam, printer, No. 81, Cornhill, 1847.
Physical Description:
48 pages ; 23 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
F353 .B36 1847
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Sabin, J. Dictionary of books relating to America from its discovery to the present time, 3223
BEIN: Original wrappers.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in later quarter brown morocco and light grey boards. Ex libris Brent Gration-Maxfield.
Subject Terms:
Flaudrau, Matilda Ann -- Name.
Gration-Maxfield, Brent -- Provenance.
Mississippi River -- Description and travel.
Putnam, John, printer.

  • Tribute to native talent
  • Adventures of the artist
  • Mississippi River
  • The panorama
  • Life on the Mississippi
  • Testimonials.

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