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Journal, 1846-1848 Journey

Author: Paul Kane (Canadian, 1810 - 1871)

Author: Unknown

Date: 1846-1848
Medium: pen and pencil on paper, bound in leather with brass clasp
6 1/8 x 3 1/4 x 1/2 inches (15.6 x 8.3 x 1.3 cm)
Sheet: 5 7/8 x 3 1/2 inches (14.9 x 8.9 cm)
Classification: Documentary Artifacts
Credit Line: Bequest of H.J. Lutcher Stark, 1965
Object number: 11.85.5
Accession Number: 1965.1.315
DescriptionDrawing on verso front end paper; writing on next 60 pages; 2 blank pages; drawing on 1 page; Kane then started at back end paper and wrote on next 7 pages; and ended with drawing for a total of 72 pages. 135 pages of descriptions and drawings. Descriptions of individuals, activities and area travelled.
Provenance: Artist; by descent to his grandson, Paul Kane III, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada; purchased September 17, 1957 through (Edward Eberstadt & Sons, New York, New York) by H.J. Lutcher Stark [1887-1965]; bequeathed September 2, 1965 to the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation; accessioned to the Stark Museum of Art
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