Detail View: John Russell Bartlett Collection: JRB040

Record number: 
JRB040
Title: 
Sandstone columns near Arispe
Place: 
about 10 miles from Arizpe, Sonora
Date: 
May 30, 1851
Image technique: 
pencil sketch on gray paper
Image dimensions: 
7.7 x 9.6 inches
Narrative description: 
View of sandstone formations with men on horseback fording the river in the foreground. The top center is marked "wood cut" and other notations abound—"p271;" the third rock column from the right is marked "50 feet;" between the horse and the tree, "too small;" "rocks in foreground 50 ft. high—a pool of water with bushes on its margins—a party on horseback watering their animals."
Notes: 
Related drawing: none. Personal Narrative derivative: vol. 1, p. 280
Creators: 
John Russell Bartlett
Subject: 
Landscape, with figures
Normalized date: 
1851.05.30