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Exploring Party in Minnesota. Encampment on Fairy Lake, July, 1857

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Description Color lithograph by Edwin Whitefield, circa 1857. Printed by Gemmel Lithography, and published by Rufus Blanchard, both of Chicago, Illinois. Men are busy at an encampment on the bank of Fairy Lake. At left, standing in front of two tents situated between a grove of trees, a man is firing a gun. At center a man smoking a pipe watches another prepare food over a fire; a dog sits near them. At right, two men are rowing a boat on the lake. Tree-lined gently rolling hills make up the opposite bank of the lake.
Quantity 1 print
Format Content Category: prints
Medium/Materials: lithograph
Colorization: color
Physical Support: paper
Measurements 15 3/4 inches height (image)
20 1/2 inches width (image)
22 inches height (mat)
28 inches width (mat)
Place Published in: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States
Printed in: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States
Creation Lithographer: Whitefield, Edwin
Lithographer: Gemmell, John
Publisher: Rufus Blanchard
Published in Chicago (Ill.)
Printed in Chicago (Ill.)
Subjects Camping.
Published in Chicago (Ill.)
Printed in Chicago (Ill.)
Dates Creation: Not earlier than 1857
Content: Exactly 1857
Credit Line Gift of the University Gallery.
Holding Type Art
Identifiers AV1989.44.343
Negative Number 53004

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