Nez Perce hunting party meets a government surveyor, near the Bitterroot River, Montana, in engraving made 1853


Photograph of engraving of men in beaded and decorated clothes (several on horseback) talking with man in suit under trees. Caption on image: Nez Perces Image from U.S. War Dept.'s Reports of explorations and surveys to ascertain the most practicable and economical route for a railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean, 1860, v. 12, pt.1, pl.33

Location Description: 

United States--Montana--Bitterroot River