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Voyage of Discovery: Lewis & Clark explore Louisiana.

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Images related to the Corps of Discovery. Most people think of the Lewis and Clark Expedition as one of geographic exploration. However, President Jefferson charged them to study ethnography, biology, zoology, meteorology, botany and geology. They were required to make detailed maps of their travels and keep a journal about their experiences. Sculptures, paintings and other forms of artwork have been included to illustrate the many interpretations of Lewis and Clark.

Meriwether Lewis

National Portrait Gallery

37c Meriwether Lewis single

National Postal Museum

37c Clark single

National Postal Museum

William Clark

National Portrait Gallery

3c Lewis & Clark Expedition single

National Postal Museum

Model for William Clark [sculpture] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum

Meriwether Lewis [sculpture] / (photographed by A. B. Bogart)

Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum

Meriwether Lewis, (sculpture)

Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums

Meriwether Lewis

National Portrait Gallery

Lewis and Clark Expedition Pocket Compass

National Museum of American History

Lewis and Clark, (sculpture)

Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums

Lewis and Clark Expedition, (sculpture)

Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums

Buffalo Bull, Grazing on the Prairie

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Explorers at the Portage, (sculpture)

Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums

Corps of Discovery, (sculpture)

Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums

Corps of Discovery Monument, (sculpture)

Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums

Wán-ee-ton, Chief of the Tribe

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Deep Lake, an Old Chief

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Grizzly Bears Attacking Indians on Horseback, (painting)

Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums

(Lewis and Clark Relief), (sculpture)

Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums