|Days of the Voyageurs
|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:||Men in Two Canoes|
|Size:||30″H x 33″W|
|Published:|| Hambidge, Gove. “The End of the Trap Line.” Country Gentleman, September 1930: 5.
caption: The fur industry still has much of the glamour it had in the old days of the voyageurs
|Inscription:||lr signed after publication: Frank E. Schoonover|
|Annotations:|| en verso on Schoonover’s typed label on stretcher:
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 in had in the days of / the ‘voyageurs’
en verso on museum label on stretcher: 70.17 / Frank E. Schoonover / Indians, canoes / gift of Samuel F. Bird / Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University
|Comments:|| digital and permission 2001; LSS in person 8/03; index; edit
|Commentary:|| This is the right side of double spread. See #1781 for the left 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