|It’s Partly This Gambling Spirit
|FES Title:||Double spread vignette on canvas / It’s partly this gambling spirit – that gives to the fur industry much of the glamour it had in the days of the voyageurs.|
|Alternate Titles:||Voyageur and Fur Brigade
|Size:||30″H x 33″W|
|Published:|| Hambidge, Gove. “The End of the Trap Line.” Country Gentleman, September 1930: 4.
caption: The fur industry still has much of the glamour it had in the old days of the voyageurs
Schoonover, Frank E. The Edge of the Wilderness, edited by Cortlandt Schoonover. Toronto: Methuen, 1974: 143.
|Inscription:||ll: F.E.S. / ’30|
|Annotations:|| en verso on label on stretcher: 70.16 / Frank E. Schoonover /Indians Trading / gift of Samuel B. Bird / Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art / Cornell University / Ithaca-New York
en verso on Schoonover’s typed label: Illustration for June 1930. no.1781-1782 / The End of the Trap Line (Double spread-vignette) / “It is partly this gambling spirit that still gives / the fur industry much of the glamour it had in the / days of the ‘voyageurs’
en verso on typed label on stretcher: These two paintings were made for / The Country Gentleman / of the Curtis Publishing Company / for an article written by Gove Hambridge / published latter part of 1930 / The story was called “The End of the Trap Line” / and the captions are indicated by the lables [sic] / on the stretchers.
|Comments:||double spread; digital image and permission 2001; LSS in person 8/03; index; #70.016; edit|
|Commentary:||This is the left side of a double spread. See #1782 for the right side.|
|Provenance:||Sold by artist to Samuel B. Bird; Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York. Gift of Samuel B. Bird |