Detail View: John Russell Bartlett Collection: JRB014

Record number: 
JRB014
Title: 
Chimney Rock as seen from Ft. Yuma R. Colorado 15 miles distant
Place: 
Picacho Peak, 16.5 miles north of Fort Yuma Historical Site, Quechan Indian Reservation, on the north side of the Colorado River, Arizona
Date: 
June 1852
Image technique: 
pencil drawing on fine-textured paper
Image dimensions: 
1.8 x 9.1 inches
Narrative description: 
View of mountains and rock formations. At head of drawing, "Small cut." The original title (partially rewritten) on lower left recto is "Chimney Rock 15 miles N. of Ft. Yuma."
Notes: 
Related drawing: none. Personal Narrative derivative: cf. vol. 2, p. 263. Chimney Rock, a landmark of special significance to emigrants about to cross the desert into southeastern California, is now known as Picacho Peak.
Creators: 
John Russell Bartlett
Subject: 
Landscape
Normalized date: 
1852.06