Detail View: John Russell Bartlett Collection: JRB046

Record number: 
JRB046
Title: 
Chiricahui Mtns.
Place: 
southeast side of Chiricahua Mountains of southeastern Arizona, showing the San Simon valley
Date: 
September 3, 1851
Image technique: 
pencil sketch on dark beige paper
Image dimensions: 
6.8 x 10 inches
Narrative description: 
View of a camp site with two tents, figures, and covered wagons. In lower center is "Chiricahui Mts.--from Sauz Cienaga, looking west--."
Notes: 
Related drawing: JRB046 & JRB047 (same camp, but a different viewpoint)Personal Narrative derivative: vol. 1, p. 369Sauez Cienaga is present day San Simon Cienega. This cienega [another name for a marshy area] was an important watering spot.
Creators: 
John Russell Bartlett
Subject: 
Landscape with figures
Normalized date: 
1851.09.03