(1274) Surveying

FES Title: Surveying
Alternate Titles: George Washington the Young Surveyor (Virginia Tech)
Date: 12/12/1923
Size: 36″H x 30″W
Medium: oil-on-Best
Type: illustration
Published: Madison, Lucy Foster. Washington. Philadelphia: The Penn Publishing Company, 1925: facing 68.
caption: Whatever He Did He Did Well-So It Followed That His Surveys Were the Best That Could Be Made

______. New York: The Hampton Publishing Company, 1925: facing 68.

[same as above]

The Techgram, 15 May 1942: 3.
no caption

Schoonover, Cortlandt. Frank Schoonover, Illustrator of the North American Frontier. New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, 1976: 174.
caption: Washington, the Surveyor

Garrett, Wilbur E., ed. “Waterway That Led to the Constitution: George Washington’s Patowmack Canal.” National Geographic, June 1987: 718.
caption: George Washington’s Patowmack Canal

Inscription: lr: Frank E. Schoonover / ’24
Comments: index; edit
Commentary: The sketch for this painting is #1274s.
Provenance: Sold by artist to J. Thompson Brown, Wilmington, Delaware (April 7, 1942); Collection of the Virginia Tech Foundation, Blacksburg, Virginia. Gift of J. Thompson Brown

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