|Leaving the Fort
|FES Title:||Leaving the Fort|
|Alternate Titles:||Washington’s Little Band of Voyageurs Leaving Fort Le Beouf
; Washington and his Savage Allies Leave Fort Le Boeuf. November 1752. (Fort Le Boeuf was situated fifteen miles from Lake Erie) 
|Size:||36″H x 30″W|
|Published:|| Madison, Lucy Foster. Washington. Philadelphia: The Penn Publishing Company, 1925: frontispiece.
caption: “It Was a Period of Intense Anxiety. At Length, However, He succeeded in Getting His Savage Allies Off with Him”
______. New York: The Hampton Publishing Company, 1925: frontispiece.
Chambers, Robert W. The Hidden Children. New York City: Grosset & Dunlap, 1930: cover.
Erskine, Laurie York. “The Man Who Led the Way.” The American Boy–Youth’s Companion, February 1932: 9.
|Inscription:||lr: Frank E. Schoonover / ’24|
|Annotations:|| en verso on original typed label on upper stretcher: 1289 / Washington / Period of intense anxiety. At Length, however, / He succeeded in getting / his savage allies off with it.
en verso on label on blue paper on canvas: Wilmington Society of the Fine Arts / Wilmington Library Building / PLEASE ATTACH TO BACK OF CANVAS / Washington’s Little Band
en verso on label on upper stretcher: Original Illustration from / Washington” / by Lucy Foster Madison / “It was a period of intense anxiety. At / length, however, he succeeded in getting his savage / allies off with him.” / Property of / The Penn Publishing Company Philadelphia
|Exhibitions:||1926 WSFA; 1931 FES|
|Comments:|| NT 4×5; TP Texas 6-02-06; form 6-04-06; relined
|Provenance:||Artist; Schoonover Studios, Ltd., Wilmington, Delaware; Alan Goffman, Philadelphia (March 23, 1986); American Illustrators Gallery, New York ; Collection of Suzanne and Joel Sugg|