(1851) When Dawn Broke, It Found Us Traveling Through a Narrow Valley

When Dawn Broke, It Found Us Traveling Through a Narrow Valley
FES Title: Chap. xxx. When the dawn broke it found us traveling through a narrow valley.
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Date: 06/1931
Size: 32″H x 24″W
Medium: oil-on-English-Linen-canvas
Type: illustration
Published: Johnston, Mary. To Have and To Hold. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1931: facing 238.
caption: I cared not how soon they made an end

Schoonover, Cortlandt. Frank Schoonover, Illustrator of the North American Frontier. New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, 1976: 68.
caption: Indian Leading Captive

Inscription: lr: Frank E. Schoonover / ’31
Comments: TP 2/26/03; form 3/4/03; index; edit
Commentary: According the artist’s day books this painting was cleaned and repaired in April 1959.
Provenance: Sold by artist to private collection (April 24, 1959); descended in family to private collection


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