(0489) Landing and Handshake

Landing and Handshake
FES Title: Landing and handshake – Double Vignette
Alternate Titles: As the Chief Grasps the Hand of Each in Turn; Landing of the Chief, Long Lake Post
Date: 03/1912
Size: 15.5″H x 20″W
Medium: ink-watercolor-illbrd
Type: illustration
Published: Schoonover, Frank E. “The Fur Harvesters.” Harper’s Monthly Magazine, October 1912: 655.
caption: — As the Chief Grasps the Hand of Each in Turn

Schoonover, Frank E. The Edge of the Wilderness, edited by Cortlandt Schoonover. Toronto: Methuen, 1974: 123.
caption: The Chief Grasps the Hand of Each in Turn

Inscription: lr: F E S ’12
Annotations: en verso: “Landing of the chief- / The solemn handshake.”
Exhibitions: 1939 WSFA Spring; 1939 Syracuse
Comments: Glenbow #62.42.5
seen 8/03; form 8/21/03; index
Commentary: See #473 for commentary.
Provenance: Artist; Helen L. Card, Latendorf Bookshop, New York; Collection of Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Alberta, Canada (May 10, 1962)

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