Portrait of Theodore Roosevelt

Frost, A. B.
In Theodore Roosevelt, Hunting Trips of a Ranchman, Sketches of Sport on the Northern Cattle Plains (New York and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1885), frontispiece.

Future U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt is pictured here wearing buckskin and carrying a hunting rifle. After the death of his first wife in childbirth, Roosevelt moved to his ranch in the Dakota Territory where he wrote Hunting Trips of a Ranchman. The son of a wealthy New York businessman, Roosevelt chose to have himself portrayed as a rugged frontiersman.

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Source:
folio Graff 3560
Date:
1885
Subjects:
Political leaders
Places:
Dakota Territory Great Plains
People:
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919
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