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Bent's Fort. Diorama. Detail.

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Bent's Fort. Diorama. Detail.
19th c American American Western Environment

WORKS PROGRESS ADMINISTRATION Anonymous (aka WPA Anonymous) (1935 - 1943)
c. 1830-1845
19th c
American Western
Denver. Colorado Historical Society.
The fort was located along the Arkansas River. It was founded by brothers William Bent (1809-1869) and Charles Bent (1798-1847). The diorama was based on accounts by Lieutenant James Abert in 1845. The diorama was made under the auspices of the Works Progress Administration in 1933-1934.

Caption: WORKS PROGRESS ADMINISTRATION | Bent's Fort. Diorama. Detail. | c. 1830-1845 | American | Western American

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