Detail View: John Russell Bartlett Collection: JRB172-16

Record number: 
JRB172-16
Title: 
Geysers, California
Place: 
along Big Sulphur Creek in the Maycamas Mountains of Sonoma Country, near Geyserville and Cloverdale, California
Date: 
March 23, 1852
Image technique: 
pencil sketch on beige paper
Image dimensions: 
9 x 11.4 inches
Narrative description: 
View of a canyon with steaming geysers along a river with rapids. Three figures are shown climbing across some rock comprised of scoria. Written at lower left: "sulphur Volcano.¬óMarch 23, 1852." Other notes: "densely covered with trees to the summit;" "scoria;" "bushes;" "party resting here;" "50 feet above stream;" etc.
Notes: 
Related drawing: JRB057. Personal Narrative derivative: none. This drawing is contained in a sketch book titled: The Royal Academy Sketch Book. The John Carter Brown Library master list assigned lower case letters to the drawings in this sketchbook, however, each image has been numbered and those numbers are used for identification here.
Creators: 
John Russell Bartlett
Subject: 
Landscape
Normalized date: 
1852.03.23