Fire On The Prairie

“The agent by which fire was first brought down to earth and made available to mortal man was lightning. To this source every hearth owes its flames.”

-Lucretius, De Rerum Natura (On the Nature of Things) – 99bc-55bc

Explorers Lewis & Clark noted in journals of 1804 the frequency and occasionally the magnitude of prairie fires as they entered the Great Plains. Fires were ecologically important wherever grass growth was abundant to prevent secondary growth. They were set by lightning or accidentally by humans or often Indians set fires purposely for signaling or for improving grazing. The party noted those different types of fires and understood their purpose.

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Folio of 10 prints

Prints in this folio are accompanied by title page, text page, image index, and colophon. Printed on archival papers with an art paper cover.

Folio produced to museum archival standards using Chromalife 100+ inks on Red River UltraPro Satin and Red River Aurora Natural Art papers. Folio measures 8.5x11 inches. The images are approximately 7x10 inches. More detailed description of folios can be read here.

Price for this 10 print folio is $95 with free shipping!

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