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  "La Salle Christening the Country 'Louisiana' '' (oil on canvas, 1905), by Howard Pyle, in the current show "Howard Pyle, His Students & the Golden Age of American Illustration,'' at the National Museum of American Illustration, Newport, R.I.    Copyright 2017 National Museum of American Illustration, Newport, R.I. Photo courtesy American Illustrators Gallery, New York, N.Y.

"La Salle Christening the Country 'Louisiana' '' (oil on canvas, 1905), by Howard Pyle, in the current show "Howard Pyle, His Students & the Golden Age of American Illustration,'' at the National Museum of American Illustration, Newport, R.I.

Copyright 2017 National Museum of American Illustration, Newport, R.I. Photo courtesy American Illustrators Gallery, New York, N.Y.