Fort Tompkins

October 15, 1849
Seth Eastman (American, 1808–1875)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 258

Dimensions

Sheet: 16.4 x 21.6 cm (6 7/16 x 8 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

54.1684

Medium or Technique

Graphite on paper, ruled in graphite

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Man poling flat-bottomed boat in foregbround; fort and other buildings in distance.

Inscription

Inscribed lower right: Oct. 15th 1849 Fort T
Annotated upper right: 7

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA December 9, 1954

Credit Line

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