Buena Vista Landing, 55 Miles Above Vicksburg, Looking Northeast, 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
1961.5.49
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Location
Further information
The long, shallow bank provided ideal portage for steamboats and the loading and unloading of cargo. The Kiger residence at Buena Vista landing, built in 1842, and shown left of center, still stands today.

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