Daniel Boone

Credit: University of Chicago Library, Special Collections Research Center
Media type: engraving
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Annotation: This engraving shows an elder Boone hunting with his dog. Boone had been dead for 40 years when this engraving was published, but Boone’s adventures, real and mythical, formed the basis of the archetypal hero of the American West, popular in 19th century novels and 20th century films.
Year: 1861