|We Stopped and Waited
|FES Title:||we stopped and waited|
|Alternate Titles:||A Rest on the Trail
|Size:||30″H x 20″W|
|Published:|| Schoonover, Frank E. “Breaking Trail.” Scribner’s Magazine, May 1905: 569.
caption: A rest on the trail.
Seton, Ernest Thomson. “Is Our Fur Supply in Danger?” World’s Work, March 1924: 500.
Schoonover, Frank E. The Edge of Wilderness, edited by Cortlandt Schoonover. Toronto: Methuen, 1974: 37.
|Inscription:||lr: Frank E. Schoonover|
|Comments:|| relined; Glenbow #R303.1; seen 8/03; index; edit
|Commentary:|| This is the first of Schoonover’s illustrations in which he used specific knowledge gained during his winter trip to Canada (1903-1904). He worked for sixteen days over a four month period on this work. (day books)
The tobaggan, along with other ephemera, is in the artist’s studio. For further commentary, see #194.
See related photograph by Schoonover of toboggans resting on the trail in Canada. (#225p)
|Provenance:||Artist; Helen L. Card, Latendorf Bookshop, New York; The Devonian Foundation (August 1, 1968); Collection of Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Alberta, Canada |