Indian Summer. Grist Mill on the Fredrictown Railroad. Maryland
Watercolor, graphite, selective glazing, scratching out, and touches of white gouache on paper laid on card
Overall: 8 3/8 x 13 5/8 in. ( 21.3 x 34.6 cm )
signature: lower right: "G. Harvey" inscription: above picture: "Indian Summer" inscription: below picture: "Grist Mill on the Frederictown Railroad, Maryland"
Signed at lower right in brown watercolor: "G. HARVEY."; card inscribed above in brown watercolor: "INDIAN SUMMER."; below: "GRIST MILL on the FREDRICTOWN RAILROAD. MARYLAND."
This watercolor is one of Harvey's different epochs of the day, ca. 1830s-40s. According to the artist, the mill was built by a Swede in a section of Maryland which "had a great access of population from Sweden."
Gift of Charles E. Dunlap
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.