The "Minnehaha" and the Fort William Henry Hotel

Unidentified artist, 19th century


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1179, fig. 277 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 45.4 x 58.4 cm (17 7/8 x 23 in.)

Accession Number

60.1085

Medium or Technique

Black and white chalk on prepared paper (sandpaper)

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Folk art- sandpapers and pastels. Passenger steamer “Minnehaha” in front of large hotel; extensive grounds with trees, fountain and many people walking.

Inscription

On verso printed: S. Wood, Jr's No. 1 Monochromatic Boards.

Provenance

1960, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 21, 1960)

Credit Line

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