American Camels

A Camel Train Encampment Near Carson Valley

1862
Edward Vischer (American, 1809–1879)


Dimensions

Sheet: 14.3 x 21.6 cm (5 5/8 x 8 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1976.677

Medium or Technique

Photograph partly silhouetted and laid down, touched with wash and graphite, on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Photography

Classifications

Photographs

Group of animals and people around tent.

Inscription

Below, in ink : Edward Vischer 1862/" American Camels", "Desert Near Reer River".

Provenance

Bequest of Maxim Karolik, Newport; to MFA October 13, 1976

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875