The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Sault Ste. Marie, Showing the United States Garrison in the Distance


Description
Creator:
Catlin, George, Artist
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Paintings
Description:
George Catlin described this painting as “a view of the Sault de St. Marys, taken from the Canada shore, near the missionary-house, which is seen in the fore-ground of the picture, and in the distance, the United States Garrison, and the Rapids; and beyond them the Capes at the outlet of Lake Superior.” (Catlin, Letters and Notes, vol. 2, no. 54, 1841; reprint 1973)
Date of Original:
1836-37
Dimensions:
Width: 27.5 in
Height: 19.625 in
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 46.5021202227465 Longitude: -84.3281001586914
Creative Commons licence:
by [more details]
Recommended Citation:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, 1985.66.339
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Sault Ste. Marie, Showing the United States Garrison in the Distance
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Sault Ste. Marie, Showing the United States Garrison in the Distance


George Catlin described this painting as “a view of the Sault de St. Marys, taken from the Canada shore, near the missionary-house, which is seen in the fore-ground of the picture, and in the distance, the United States Garrison, and the Rapids; and beyond them the Capes at the outlet of Lake Superior.” (Catlin, Letters and Notes, vol. 2, no. 54, 1841; reprint 1973)