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Catalog Number 2009.008.0011
Object Name Print
Description The Lone Musher is a 6.25 X 11 print illustration done by Rusty Heurlin. This print shows one man and his dog walking up a river bed. The man and the dog both have packs. With the mountains in the background, the print evokes an expansiveness or an awareness of the bigness of the state of Alaska.

The Big Stampede, a story of the Gold Rush as done by Ruben Gaines. For the Alaska 1967 Centennial Project , Rusty Heurlin developed twelve murals. Ruben Gaines researched the subjects of the murals and then compared notes with Rusty. The two men married their info and Ruben then choose which narration to go with each of the murals. The murals and The Big Stampede narration were part of the 1967 Alaska Centennial Exposition in Fairbanks, Alaska.

This set includes 15 illustrated prints by Rusty Heurlin and an LP narrated by Ruben Gains about the Gold Rush.
Date 1967
Artist Heurlin, C. R. (Rusty)
Material Paper
Dimensions H-12 W-12 inches
Event Alaska Purchase Centennial, 1967
Collection Valdez Senior Citizens' Center Collection
People Gaines, Ruben
Heurlin, C. R. (Rusty)
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Lexicon sub-category Art
Title The Lone Musher