Powell's National [Historical] Picture of The Discovery of the Mississippi by De Soto

Stuart, Henri L. [William H. Powell]

Published by New York: Baker, Godwin & Co., 1854
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Octavo pamphlet, 16p. Description of William H. Powell's painting in the US Capitol Rotunda, brief biography of Powell, etc. VG in sewn wrappers. Powell was the last artist to be commissioned by the Congress for a painting in the Rotunda. His dramatic and brilliantly colored canvas shows Spanish conqueror and explorer Hernando DeSoto, riding a white horse, the first European to view the Mississippi River, in 1541. (Description in this pamphlet is verbal, no picture illustration.) Very scarce, only 3 copies in WorldCat libraries. (Price reduced 2/2010). Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Powell's National [Historical] Picture of ...
Publisher: New York: Baker, Godwin & Co.
Publication Date: 1854
Binding: Soft cover
Book Condition: Very Good

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Book Description Forgotten Books, United States, 2016. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. Excerpt from William H. Powell s Historical Picture of the Discovery of the Mississippi by De Soto, A. D. 1541: Painted by Order of the United States Government, for the Rotunda of the National Capitol at Washington, With an Examination of the Origin of the Picture, a Brief Biography of Mr. Powell Several sketches were prepared by the artist and submitted to the judgment of the committee, who unanimously adopted the Discovery of the Mississippi by De Soto, as being more important in the magnitude of its results than any other Open to an original pencil. We would here, for a moment, ask the reader s attention while we rearrange the subject of the eight pictures in the order of time in which they occur, with a view to examine their relative bearings, as intelligible and progressive illustrations of the discovery and historic development of our country. I. The Landing of Columbus, (which must be considered as the first grand incident in our national history.) About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. Bookseller Inventory # APC9781334037665

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Henri L Stuart
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Book Description Forgotten Books, United States, 2016. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.Excerpt from William H. Powell s Historical Picture of the Discovery of the Mississippi by De Soto, A. D. 1541: Painted by Order of the United States Government, for the Rotunda of the National Capitol at Washington, With an Examination of the Origin of the Picture, a Brief Biography of Mr. Powell Several sketches were prepared by the artist and submitted to the judgment of the committee, who unanimously adopted the Discovery of the Mississippi by De Soto, as being more important in the magnitude of its results than any other Open to an original pencil. We would here, for a moment, ask the reader s attention while we rearrange the subject of the eight pictures in the order of time in which they occur, with a view to examine their relative bearings, as intelligible and progressive illustrations of the discovery and historic development of our country. I. The Landing of Columbus, (which must be considered as the first grand incident in our national history.) About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. Bookseller Inventory # APC9781334037665

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Book Description Forgotten Books, United States, 2016. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Language: English . This book usually ship within 10-15 business days and we will endeavor to dispatch orders quicker than this where possible. Brand New Book. Excerpt from William H. Powell s Historical Picture of the Discovery of the Mississippi by De Soto, A. D. 1541: Painted by Order of the United States Government, for the Rotunda of the National Capitol at Washington, With an Examination of the Origin of the Picture, a Brief Biography of Mr. Powell Several sketches were prepared by the artist and submitted to the judgment of the committee, who unanimously adopted the Discovery of the Mississippi by De Soto, as being more important in the magnitude of its results than any other Open to an original pencil. We would here, for a moment, ask the reader s attention while we rearrange the subject of the eight pictures in the order of time in which they occur, with a view to examine their relative bearings, as intelligible and progressive illustrations of the discovery and historic development of our country. I. The Landing of Columbus, (which must be considered as the first grand incident in our national history.) About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. Bookseller Inventory # LIE9781334037665

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