(“A Prairie Hunter of Olden Time”, creator unknown, July 1958. Courtesy of Special Collections, Pikes Peak Library District. Image Number: 257-6371.)

Handcolored wood engraving from page 437 of Harper’s Weekly, July 10, 1858. Illustration shows mountain man, dressed in buckskins and standing in front of tipi with Indian woman cooking. A dead deer is at his feet. “A Prairie Hunter of the Olden Time” written below image.

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