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The River Excursion of the "Columbia" with President Rutherford B. Hayes

Object Number: 
1945.580.27
Date: 
after 1875
Medium: 
Graphite, black ink and wash, white gouache on gray paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/2 x 9 7/8 in. ( 19 x 25.1 cm )
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower center in graphite: "The River Excursion -- on the Columbia / Pres. Hays (with about 6 others) by Pilot house hat in hand"; at lower left: "Hamilton Revenue cutter[?] / Band in bow of Columbia"
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
James B. Wilbur Fund
Provenance: 
John T. Kavanaugh Collection, Rutherford, New Jersey, 1945
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group