August 2, 1859, 1859

  • American

Graphite pencil on cream paper

  • Framed: Sheet: 4 5/8 x 7 3/8 inches (11.7 x 18.8 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, Gibbs-Williams Fund

55.237.41

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Graphite
  • Paper (fiber product)
  • Figures (representations)
  • Landscape (representation)
  • Drawing
  • Boat
  • Marine (visual work)
  • Mackinac
  • Mackinac

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Inscribed, lower left corner: Aug 2, 1859 Inscribed, top right corner: 41

Provenance

1955-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

Dunnigan, Brian Leigh. A Picturesque Situation: Mackinac Before Photography 1615-1860. p. 321 (fig. 8.40).

Rights Status

American, August 2, 1859, 1859, graphite pencil on cream paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Gibbs-Williams Fund, 55.237.41.