|Mink Trap in Old Stump
|FES Title:||mink trap in old stump|
|Alternate Titles:||A Dead Fall for Marten (1931, 1934)|
|Size:||0″H x 0″W|
|Published:|| Schoonover, Frank E. “Breaking Trail.” Scribner’s Magazine, May 1905: 575.
caption: A dead-fall for mink and marten.
Schoonover, Frank E. The Edge of the Wilderness, edited by Cortlandt Schoonover. Toronto: Methuen, 1974: 97.
|Exhibitions:||1931 FES; 1934 Wesleyan|
|Commentary:|| “After a while, you find the big clumsy tracks of a lynx.” (trip diary) Evidently, the lynx would venture to the trap hoping to find animals that would make a good meal. See #194 for further commentary.
See related photograph by Schoonover of a mink trap in Canada. (#213p)
|Provenance:||Artist; Helen L. Card, Latentdorf Bookshop, New York (as of July 22, 1959); not known|