Detail View: John Russell Bartlett Collection: JRB175

Record number: 
JRB175
Title: 
[Mazatlán, Sinaloa, Mexico]
Place: 
Mazatlán, Sinaloa, Mexico
Date: 
ca. 1853, based on a sketch of January 9, 1852
Image technique: 
pencil and white on gray paper
Image dimensions: 
7.3 x 10.6 inches
Narrative description: 
View of a village with a mountainous promontory, including houses, palms trees, ships in harbor, cemetery in foreground, people talking. This sketch may have been taken from a sketch done by George Bartlett, John Russell Bartlett's brother who was also on the Boundary Commission. On the verso is " Osk Bessau from an orginal Sketch by G. R. Bartlett."
Notes: 
Related drawings: none. Personal Narrative derivative: vol. 1, p. 486.
Creators: 
Oscar Bessau
Subject: 
Landscape with architectural features
Normalized date: 
1853