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Beach Snipe Shooting

Scene of a man sitting in sand on beach, basket beside him to right.; dead birds to his left and he is watching with an aimed rifle, the birds along shoreline. From the Inventory Listing of Sidney A. Alpert "Beach Snipe Shooting/ (11.14 x 15) 1869 (Old Best 50) - M"

A lone hunter sits cross-legged on the beach pointing his rifle towards the water, where the common snipe frequents. His day is successful, evident from the several birds that lie next to him.

Date: 1869

Artists: Currier & Ives
Medium: Hand-colored lithograph
Measurements: 22 w x 17 inches
Access Number: 2004-D03-584
Gift of Lenore B. and Sidney A. Alpert supplemented with Museum Acquistions Funds

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