It Was a Long Forced March
FES Title: It was a long journey and even with forced marches–They could not hope to arrive before the next day.
Alternate Titles: Portage – Cree Indians (1965, 1967); “The Portage” from “Roselle of the North”
[1972]; It was a long journey [1972]
Date: 03/14/1927
Size: 16″H x 34″W
Medium: oil-on-Linen-canvas
Type: illustration
Published: Skinner, Constance Lindsay. “Roselle of the North.” The American Girl, May 1927: 26-27.
caption: The next day Kaska led the party which included the women and the two girls and three of Kaska’s cousins. It was a long journey and even by forced marches, they could not hope to arrive at Little River before next day.

Schoonover, Frank E. The Edge of the Wilderness, edited by Cortlandt Schoonover. Toronto: Methuen, 1974: 68-69.
caption: The Portage

Inscription: lr: S / ’27
Exhibitions: 1965 Gift Horse; 1967 Gift Horse; 1972 FES; 1972 95th Birthday
Comments: Double spread
digital of magazine image: 7/06/06
NT 4×5 [2]; index; edit
tearsheet in file – left part only
Provenance: Helen L. Card, Latentdorf Bookshop, New York (as of July 22, 1959); The Gift Horse, West Chester, Pennsylvania (1965; 1967); Anne Hastings; Chester Marron Collection, Christiana, Pennsylvania (1972 exhibition); not known