Mississippi Flatboats at Cairo, Mouth of the Ohio River, October 1848, from Sketchbook

Maker and role
Artist: Seth Eastman, American, 1808-1875
Year
1848-1849

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Media/materials
Graphite on paper
Credit line
Gift of the Pearl Brewing Company
Accession number
1961.5.28
Department
Location
Further information
Eastman's boat must have stopped in Cairo because he was able to capture multiple views of the confluence of the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers, including the variety of different vessels navigating the waterway.

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