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Catalog Number 10645-5461
Title Drawing; John Falter; Graphite
Object Name Drawing
Description Graphite drawing on white paper. Drawing of a covered wagon train traveling over flat ground. In the foreground is a team of oxen pulling three covered wagon. Walking alongside to the right is a woman, Madame Canutson, carrying a whip. A second wagon trails in the distance. A frame is drawn around the drawing. Notes are written in blue ink and pencil.
Date 1978
Material Paper, Graphite, Ink
Medium Graphite
Artist Falter, John P.
Made Falter, John P.
Inscription Text Boo suggested I add this rough sketch to the other three- // Mme Canutson was a famous bull whacker running a successful // freighting venture 100 years ago. A great character study // could be made of her. Nebraska State Historical Society tell // me they can provide good background on her.
Height (in) 8.563
Width (in) 11
People Falter, John Philip, 1910-1982
Other Name Drawing
History Drawing by John P. Falter from a project file in the NSHS Archives titled "Mme Canutson, South Dakota" Trains (1978).
Credit line John P. Falter, Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania
Collection Falter, John P. Collection
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