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The Most Frightful Nightmare-Westward Expeditions

January 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm MST
Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Marcia & John Price Museum Building, 410 Campus Center Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States

FREE LECTURE: In July 1863 painter Albert Bierstadt paid the first of two visits to Salt Lake Valley and then proceeded westward through the harsh desert to California. An anonymous member of Bierstadt’s expedition recalled his impression of the region in The Atlantic Monthly, April 1864: “From Salt Lake to Washoe and the Sierra Nevada

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