The 1837 Sketchbook
of the Western Fur Trade
by Rex A. Norman
Part Number: BOOK-SB37
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A detailed examination of the artwork of Alfred Jacob Miller, the only known artist known to have sketched and painted a Rendezvous and pre-1840 Mountain Men. Useful information about clothing and accoutrements of the original mountaineers. Each of the sketches is copied from an original by Miller, and that work is identified.

The Table of Contents includes the following:
  • "The Lost Greenhorn" Miller Original
  • Introduction
  • Scene at a Meal
  • Portraits, after Miller
  • Observations; Clothing & Equipment
  • Hats
  • Hunters' Hoods
  • Coats
  • Decoration on Clothing
  • Trousers & Pantaloons
  • More on Legwear
  • Belts & Sheaths
  • Powderhorns, Bullet Pouches & Bags
  • Moccasins & Spurs
  • Camp Equipment
  • Saddles, Horse & Mule Gear
  • Observations on Blankets
  • Other Observations
  • Author's Interpretations: Fall
  • Author's Interpretations: Summer
  • Author's Interpretations: Winter
  • Author's Interpretations: Spring
  • Conclusion
  • Where to find Miller's Work

ISBN: 1-880655-06-3
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