Samoa, 1890 Artist: John La Farge (American, 1835–1910, M.A. (Hon.) 1896)

Medium

Graphite drawings throughout; black leatherette cover with marbled flyleafs: 77 leaves (one torn out), 59 filled

Dimensions

closed sketchbook: 2 15/16 × 4 11/16 in. (7.5 × 11.9 cm)
sheet (single page): 2 3/4 × 4 9/16 in. (7 × 11.6 cm)
open: 2 3/4 × 9 1/8 in. (7 × 23.2 cm)

Credit Line

Everett V. Meeks, B.A. 1901, Fund

Accession Number

2005.64.51

Culture
Period

19th century

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Bibliography
  • Elisabeth Hodermarsky et al., John La Farge's Second Paradise: Voyages in the South Seas, 1890–1891, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2010), 102, 191–93, 215, no. 56, fig. 135–38
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