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Sketchbook with Drawings of Minnesota.
after 1883
Draftsman:Drawn by Nelson Augustus Moore , American, 1824 - 1902
Manufacturer:Sketchbook manufactured by Acme Stationery and Paper Co.
Graphite on wove paper bound in sketchbook with paper front cover and cardboard back cover attached with gummed tape
Primary Dimensions (image height x width): 5 5/8 x 16 1/2in. (14.3 x 41.9cm) Sheet (height x width): 5 1/16 x 9in. (12.9 x 22.9cm) Other (sketchbook cover height x width): 5 5/8 x 9 1/8in. (14.3 x 23.2cm)
Credit Line: The Newman S. Hungerford Museum Fund
Description: Sketchbook contains sketches, mostly scenes in Minnesota, including Excelsior and Christmas Lake. Some drawings include cows in a pasture, trees, lakes, a windmill, or a water tower. One drawing is a portrait of a man, identified as "Mr. Phelps."
Inscription: Folio 3recto, lower left, in pencil, "Mr. Phelps" Folio 10recto, lower right, in pencil, "Christmas Lake, Min." Folio 11recto, lower left, in pencil, "Christmas Lake, Min." Folio 23recto, lower left, in pencil, "From La Fayette, Min." Folio 24recto, lower center, in pencil, "Near Redwood Falls Minn." Folio 6verso, in pencil: lower left, "Excelsior"; upper right, "The roof ofthe water tank is silvery grey... / Hotel Lafayette is seen in distance". Inside front cover, accession number inscribed at lower right, in pencil. Folio numbers are inscribed on each leaf, lower right, in pencil. On verso of back cover, in pencil: "E.A. Moore"
Object Number: 2004.52.216.1-.24
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