On the Upper Mississippi

1868
Edwin Whitefield (American (born in England), 1816–1892)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 720

Dimensions

Sheet: 23.7 x 31.1 cm (9 5/16 x 12 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

53.2486

Medium or Technique

Graphite and colored washes on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Approaching to Lansing, Iowa, from below, 1868. The Packet Kandotta right, mountainous shore left, with settlement in distance.

Inscription

LL in graphite: title; LR: From Nature, by E. Whitefield

Markings

UL: oval blind stamp, crowned shield with Bristol, L.M.

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA November 12, 1953

Credit Line

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