Detail View: John Russell Bartlett Collection: JRB149-2

Record number: 
JRB149-2
Title: 
[Basin of the River Gila].
Place: 
at a camp near Santa Cruz Wash, about 20 miles south of Phoenix, Arizona, on the Gila River Indian Reservation
Date: 
July 6, 1852
Image technique: 
pencil sketch on blue lined paper
Image dimensions: 
8.3 x 13.4 inches
Narrative description: 
View of a river valley looking west. This version differs from JRB093 in that it shows an astronomical station in the middle of the large terrace at the lower left. It also shows, in pencil, the wagon train of the commission crossing the Gila. Notes are keyed to: "sand;" "water;" "dry brush;" "astronomical station." See JRB149-1 for the image on the recto of this drawing.
Notes: 
Related drawing: JRB093. Personal Narrative derivative: vol. 2, p. 205 (modified version).
Creators: 
John Russell Bartlett
Subject: 
Landscape
Normalized date: 
1852.07.06