Detail View: John Russell Bartlett Collection: JRB005

Record number: 
JRB005
Title: 
Magdalena, Sonora
Place: 
Magdalena, Sonora, Mexico
Date: 
October 3, 1851
Image technique: 
watercolor on coarse-textured paper
Image dimensions: 
9.8 x 14 inches
Narrative description: 
View of mountains with a village in the distance. Includes cacti. This watercolor is signed "J. R. Bartlett" (in ink) in lower left corner of the recto. Bartlett refers to this scene in Personal Narrative (vol. 1, p. 430), when he "accompanied Mr. Prat to the hills opposite our camp, to take some sketches."
Notes: 
Related drawing: JRB050. Personal Narrative derivative: vol. 1, p.430.The mission at Magdalena was first established by Father Eusebio Francisco Kino in 1687.
Creators: 
John Russell Bartlett
Subject: 
Landscape
Normalized date: 
1851.10.03