"Deerslayer"; N.C. Wyeth (American Illustrator, 1882 – 1945); 1929; TC2015.73.11...

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The Phillips Museum of Art, Franklin & Marshall College

Name/Title

"Deerslayer"

About this object

Color-illustrated edition of the novel ¨Deerslayer: or The First War-Path¨ by James Fenimore Cooper. Illustrated by N.C. Wyeth. Printed by Scribner Press, 1929.

Believed to be the prequel to Cooper's "Leatherstocking" series, featuring the protagonist Natty Bumppo in 18th century upstate New York. In this installment, Bumppo is one of the few people who opposes scalping other humans. This starts a cycle of kidnapping and violence.

Maker

N.C. Wyeth (American Illustrator, 1882 – 1945)

Maker Role

illustrator

Date Made

1929

Place Made

United States of America

Medium and Materials

paper, ink, cardboard cover

Measurements

7 1/4 x 9 1/2 x 1 1/2 inches

372 pages

Subject and Association Description

book, war, deer, hunter

Collection

Gift of the Estate of Robert Sharpe Wohlsen

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Robert Sharpe Wohlsen

Object Type

book

Object number

TC2015.73.116

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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