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Pelouse Falls, (painting)

Artist:
Stanley, John Mix
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 131
This beautiful cascade is situated about nine miles from the junction of the Pelouse with Snake River, and is estimated at three hundred feet in height. According to an old tradition, the Great Spirit caused this barrier to rise, to prevent the salmon from passing to a band of Indians living on its headwaters, with whom he was displeased. [P. 67.]
Portraits of North American Indians, with Sketches of Scenery, etc., painted by J.M. Stanley. Deposited with the Smithsonian Institution. Washington: Smithsonian Institution. December, 1852.
Topic:
Landscape--River--Pelouse River
Western
Landscape--Waterfall--Pelouse Falls
Control number:
AECI 02960131
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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