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Valley of the Yosemite 1864 - Albert Bierstadt - www.albertbierstadt.org Have always loved Albert Bierstadt's work - he was one of the original "painters of light".

This painting depicts settlers around the campfire during their trek west. This illustrates that the pioneers lived a lifestyle on the move, only stopping the night to rest. It also shows people washing clothes and sitting around the campfire.