Native Californians Lassoing a Bear

Frank Holl, English, 1845 - 1888
after Felix Octavius Carr Darley, American, 1822 - 1888



Etching and engraving on wove paper

Image: 5 7/8 × 8 3/8 in. (14.9 × 21.3 cm)

Sheet: 7 1/2 × 11 in. (19.1 × 27.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Museum Purchase



D. Appleton & Co., New York


Place Made: England, United Kingdom, Europe


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, on plate, lower left: F. O. C. Darley, Fecit; inscribed, on plate, lower right: Francis Holl, sculp.; inscribed, on plate, lower center: NATIVE CALIFORNIANS LASSOING A BEAR / (Accompanying Appletons Journal); stamped, in blue ink, on reverse, lower left: DARTMOUTH COLLEGE / DEPT. OF ART AND / ARCHEOLOGY; stamped, in blue ink, on reverse, lower left: PURCHASED FROM / MRS. WILSON; incribed, in graphite, on reverse, lower center: 2/28/55; inscribed, in graphite, on reverse, lower right: 50-.


Cora McDevitt Wilson (1880-1975), The Book & Print Shop, Hanover, New Hampshire; sold to present collection, 1955.

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