Driscoll's stone building, Va. City, Nevada, 1875

1875
B. C. Turnbull (American, 19th century)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 685, fig. 143

Dimensions

Image: 39.4 x 53.0 cm (15 1/2 x 20 7/8 in.) (laid down)

Accession Number

51.2543

Medium or Technique

Graphite pencil, pen and watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Street scene with one-story stone building, center. Ruined brick buildings in foreground extreme left and right. Mountains suggested in distance left.

Inscription

LR in pen on mat: Sketched on the spot by B.C. Turnbull; below: view of driscoll's stone building that checked the great fire in virginia city, october 26th 1875.

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA November 8, 1952

Credit Line

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