Lieut. Crover’s Despatch – Return of Governor Stevens to Fort Benton
This print was issued as part of the Exploration”s and Surveys to Ascertain the Most Practical and Economical Route for a Railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. This government sponsored exploration headed by Isaac Stevens, then Governor of Washington Territory was the Northern Explored Route starting at St Paul, Minnesota traveling through the Dakotas, Montana, Idaho and ending at the Pacific Ocean in Washington Territory. This extraordinary tinted lithograph drawn by John Mix Stanley and Gustavus Sohon recorded the scenes encountered as they marched across the continent.
Size: 9.5 x 6.5 inches
Print Maker: Artists John Mix Stanley & Gustavus Sohon/Wash. Ter. Governer Isaac Stevens
Condition: Very Good - light foxing
Medium: Tinted Lithograph