Photo, Print, Drawing American progress Westward the course of destiny / Westward ho! / Manifest destiny
About this Item
- American progress
- Westward the course of destiny
- Westward ho!
- Manifest destiny
- Print shows an allegorical female figure of America leading pioneers westward, as they travel on foot, in a stagecoach, conestoga wagon, and by railroads, where they encounter Native Americans and herds of bison.
- Crofutt, George A.
Created / Published
- - Women--1870-1880
- - Symbols--1870-1880
- - Frontier & pioneer life--1870-1880
- - Pioneers--1870-1880
- Allegorical prints--1870-1880.
- Allegorical prints--1870-1880
- - Copyright by George A. Crofutt.
- - On caption card: Copyright claim 1873.
- - After 1872 painting of the same title by John Gast.
- - Includes registration marks and color bars.
- - Mounted on verso is an advertisement from "Crofutt's Western World" for "The Chromo 'American Progress,' [which] is given free to each subscriber", with a description of the print.
- - Original painting purchased by Gene Autry Western Heritage Museum, 1992.
- - Published in: American women : a Library of Congress guide for the study of women's history and culture in the United States / edited by Sheridan Harvey ... [et al.]. Washington : Library of Congress, 2001, p. 225.
- - Exhibited: "A Perfect Fit: The Garment Industry and American Jewry, 1860-1960" at the Yeshiva University Museum, New York, New York, 2005-2006.
- 1 print : chromolithograph ; 37.6 x 49 cm (sheet)
Call Number/Physical Location
- PGA - Crofutt--American progress (B size) [P&P]
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
- ppmsca 09855 https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.09855
- cph 3b52137 https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b52137
- cph 3b49232 https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b49232
- cph 3a04647 https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3a04647
- cph 3a20596 https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3a20596
Library of Congress Control Number
- LC-DIG-ppmsca-09855 (digital file from original print, recto) LC-USZC4-668 (color film copy transparency, recto) LC-USZC2-1332 (color film copy slide, recto) LC-USZ62-737 (b&w film copy neg., recto) LC-USZ62-19350 (b&w film copy neg., verso)
- No known restrictions on publication.
Additional Metadata Formats
- American Women: A Gateway to Library of Congress Resources for the Study of Women's History and Culture in the United States (269)
- Popular Graphic Arts (18,843)
- Miscellaneous Items in High Demand (123,430)
- Prints & Photographs Online Catalog (Library of Congress) (1,042,497)
- Prints and Photographs Division (1,048,634)
- Library of Congress Online Catalog (1,479,749)
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- Call Number: PGA - Crofutt--American progress (B size) [P&P]
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Crofutt, George A. American Progress. , ca. 1873. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/97507547/.
APA citation style:
Crofutt, G. A. (ca. 1873) American Progress. , ca. 1873. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/97507547/.
MLA citation style:
Crofutt, George A. American Progress. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/97507547/>.