Mink Trap in Old Stump
FES Title: mink trap in old stump
Alternate Titles: A Dead Fall for Marten (1931, 1934)
Date: 1903
Size: 0″H x 0″W
Medium: oil-crayon-paper_BR
Type: illustration
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.
caption: A Dead Fall for Mink and Marten; 1904.

Inscription: mr: F.E.S.
Exhibitions: 1931 FES; 1934 Wesleyan
Comments: index; edit
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
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