University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology

Author: Virginia Wayland

The Indian Looks at the White Man

Playing-card Portraits of the Old West

By: Virginia Wayland

Anglo artists such as Frederick Remington and George Catlin and writers such as John Gregory Bourke and Josiah Gregg have given us vivid pictures of the migration to, and settling of, the Western United States. We lean heavily on such accounts for our understanding of this period of expansion. However, we seldom stop to realize […]