ALFRED JACOB MILLER: ARTIST ON THE OREGON TRAIL.
Ft. Worth: Amon Carter Museum, 1982. viii,480pp. Numerous examples of the artist's work (some in color). Index of Titles. Bibliography. Folding map of Miller's route. Catalogue raisonne by Karen Dewees Reynolds and William R. Johnston. First edition. As new in an equally nice dust jacket in the original shipping carton. In 1837 Miller and Capt. William Drummond Stewart traveled with the American Fur Company expedition to the annual fur trappers' and traders' rendezvous. The artist compiled an unparalleled visual record of the soon-to-be heavily traveled Oregon Trail, the Rocky Mountains, the fur trade, and the Indians of the area. This work is important because in not only examines his work in the West but is the first to study his entire career.