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Creator:
Godfrey Thomas Vigne, 1801–1863, British
Title:

Fort Snelling

Date:
1853
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 1/8 × 14 7/8 inches (23.2 × 37.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "St Peter's on Minnesota River | Fort Snelling | Upper Mississippi | June 27. 1853 Looking N.W."; lower right: "Mississippi"; in pen and black ink, lower right: "Fort Snelling. upper Mississippi | junction of the Minnesota | June 27 /53 Lg NW. towards the | [...]"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.3.185
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
flag | fort | lake | landscape | plains
Access:
View by request in the Study Room
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:12128
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