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    [Partially completed painting George Bush (pioneer) series]
    Creation Date: 1972
    Catalog ID: C1973.27.7.27
    Color slide. Photograph of a partially completed painting by Jacob Lawrence, panel 3 of the George Washington Bush series, C1973.27.3.
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    No. 3: The hardest part of the journey is yet to come - the Continental Divide, stunned by the magnitude of roaring rivers
    Creation Date: 1973
    Catalog ID: C1973.27.3
    One of a series of five paintings by Jacob Lawrence depicting the George Bush (pioneer) party traveling to Oregon. Gouache on board. This panel illustrates the wagons crossing the Rocky Mountains in show. There is a man on horseback carrying a rifle in the foreground, probably intended to be George Bush. This is the third panel of the series. The artist intended the panels to be hung with the first panel on the right to indicate travel from east to west. Recent research suggests that George Bush did not have the middle name "Washington." At the time these paintings were created, that research had not yet emerged. The original title of the works, "the George Washington Bush Series," remains on the collections record. By Jacob Lawrence, 1973.
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    [Partially completed painting, George Bush (pioneer) series]
    Creation Date: 1972
    Catalog ID: C1973.27.7.26
    Color slide. Photograph of a partially completed painting by Jacob Lawrence, panel 5 in the George Washington Bush series, C1973.27.5.
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    [Detail of partially completed painting, George Bush (pioneer) series]
    Creation Date: 1972
    Catalog ID: C1973.27.7.28
    Color slide. Photograph, detail of a partially completed painting by Jacob Lawrence. Panel 3 of the George Washington Bush series, C1973.27.3.
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    [Two preparatory drawings by Jacob Lawarence, George Bush (pioneer) series]
    Creation Date: 1972
    Catalog ID: C1973.27.7.22
    Color slide. Photograph of two preparatory drawings by Jacob Lawrence. for the George Washington Bush series, panels C1973.27.2 and C1973.27.1 respectively.
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    [Photocopy of letter]
    Creation Date: Jul. 31, 1972
    Catalog ID: C1973.27.6.2
    Framed photocopy of a letter from Jacob Lawrence to Kenneth R. Hopkins. See C1973.27.6.1 for description. Recent research suggests that George Bush did not have the middle name "Washington." At the time these paintings were created, that research had not yet emerged. The original title of the works, "the George Washington Bush Series," remains on the collections record.
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    Christmas 1844, Fort Vancouver is a temporary halting place before they venture to the Puget Sound country.
    Creation Date: 1973
    Catalog ID: C1973.27.2
    One of a series of five paintings by Jacob Lawrence depicting the George Bush (pioneer) party traveling to Oregon. Gouache on board. This panel illustrates the party celebrating at Christmas time. There is a horse in the foreground, and a man with a pitchfork, probably intended to be George Bush. This is the fourth panel of the series. The artist intended the panels to be hung with the first panel on the right to indicate travel from east to west. Recent research suggests that George Bush did not have the middle name "Washington." At the time these paintings were created, that research had not yet emerged. The original title of the works, "the George Washington Bush Series," remains on the collections record. By Jaccob Lawrence, 1973.
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    On a fair May morning in 1844, George Washington Bush, his family and four other families, left Clay County, Missouri, in six Conestoga Wagons.
    Creation Date: 1973
    Catalog ID: C1973.27.5
    One of a series of five paintings by Jacob Lawrence depicting the pioneer George Bush party traveling to Oregon. Gouache on board. This panel illustrated people in and around the wagon, preparing to leave the east. There is a man with a pick ax in the foreground, probably intended to be George Bush. This is the first panel of the series. The artist intended the panels to be hung with the first panel on the right to indicate travel from east to west. Recent research suggests that George Bush did not have the middle name "Washington." At the time these paintings were created, that research had not yet emerged. The original title of the works, "the George Washington Bush Series," remains on the collections record.
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    In the Iowa territory, they rendezvoused with a wagon train headed for the Oregon Trail.
    Creation Date: 1973
    Catalog ID: C1973.27.4
    One of a series of five paintings by Jacob Lawrence, depicting the George Bush (pioneer) party traveling to Oregon. Gouache on board. This panel illustrates people travelling in wagons pulled by oxen. There is a man with a rifle in the foreground, probably intended to be George Bush. This is the second panel of the series. The artist intended the panels to be hung with the first panel on the right to indicate travel from east to west. Recent research suggests that George Bush did not have the middle name "Washington." At the time these paintings were created, that research had not yet emerged. The original title of the works, "the George Washington Bush Series," remains on the collections record. By Jacob Lawence, 1973.
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    "Thank God All Mighty, home at last!" - the settlers erect shelter at Bush Prairie near what is now Olympia, Washington, November 1845.
    Creation Date: 1973
    Catalog ID: C1973.27.1
    One of a series of five paintings by Jacob Lawrence depicting the George Bush (pioneer) party traveling to Oregon. Gouache on board. This panel illustrates people working to construct shelters in their new home. This is the fifth panel of the series. The artist intended the panels to be hung with the first panel on the right to indicate travel from east to west. Recent research suggests that George Bush did not have the middle name "Washington." At the time these paintings were created, that research had not yet emerged. The original title of the works, "the George Washington Bush Series," remains on the collections record.