Two hunters in canoe, dog swimming alongside. Hunter at front of canoe readies to shoot a buck rising out of water and headed into woods along shore.
Artist Arthur Tait produced a series of prints for Currier & Ives that documented the transformation of hunting into the sport of gentlemen, complete with new, luxurious trappings. American Hunting Scenes. “A Good Chance,” shows two hunters in a canoe, one paddling while the other fires his rifle at a moose on shore. The scene is set in the Adirondack Mountains.