The Road Master, ca. 1890

  • William Henry Jackson, American, 1843-1942

Albumen print

  • Image: 6 1/2 × 4 inches (16.5 × 10.2 cm) Mount: 7 1/8 × 9 1/2 inches (18.1 × 24.1 cm)

Gift of Warren and Margot Coville

1998.105.2A

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Albumen process
  • Canyons
  • Mountains
  • Rocks
  • Landscape (representation)
  • Albumen print
  • Colorado

Inscribed, in negative, lower left: 1853. THE ROADMASTER Inscribed, in negative, lower right: WHJ & Co Inscribed, in mount, in black pen and ink, lower center: Colo. central Railway

until 1983, Butterfield's (San Francisco, California, USA)

1983-1998, Warren and Margot Coville (Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, USA)

1998-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

William Henry Jackson, The Road Master, ca. 1890, albumen print. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Warren and Margot Coville, 1998.105.2A.