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This is a painting of Stephen Harriman Long, 1784-1864, by Charles Willson Peale. Long lead an expedition into the territory west of the Missouri River in 1819 and 1820. Under orders from John C. Calhoun, secretary of war, Long was to acquire thorough and accurate information on the soil, geography, water courses, animals, vegetation, and minerals in the new territory.

Creator: Peale, Charles Willson, 1741-1827
Date: Between 1810 and 1830

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This portrait of Stephen H. Long can be used when discussing his expedition. His use of steamboat and scientific methods on his trip could be discussed.


Item Number: 209204
Call Number: B Long, Stephen H *2
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 209204

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