Photo, Print, Drawing North Platte
About this Item
- North Platte
- Drawing shows two covered wagons being ferried across the Platte River in central Wyoming. A man stands on the far bank of the river, with a hook in one hand. In the distance, people have set up camp in three covered wagons and a tent. This camp may be near present-day Casper, Wyoming, where the Jenks would have joined the Oregon Trail. Jenks and his party arrived at camp 60 on Wednesday, June 8, 1859. He noted in his diary that they camped in a cottonwood grove.
- Jenks, Daniel A., 1827-1869, artist
Created / Published
- - Gold rushes--California--1850-1860
- - Covered wagons--1850-1860
- - Fords (Stream crossings)--Wyoming--1850-1860
- - United States--Wyoming--North Platte River
- - Signed on wagon: DAJ.
- - Purchase, Ed Cox Americana fund (Madison Council), 2000 (DLC/PP-2001:050.10)
- - Published in: American women : a Library of Congress guide ... Washington : Library of Congress, 2001, p. 222.
- 1 drawing on paper : graphite and ink ; 18.2 x 25.5 cm. (sheet).
Call Number/Physical Location
- DRWG/US - Jenks, no. 10 (AA size) [P&P]
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
- ppmsc 04815 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsc.04815
- cph 3g08874 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3g08874
- cph 3c28883 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c28883
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- LC-DIG-ppmsc-04815 (digital image from original) LC-USZC4-8874 (color film copy transparency) LC-USZ62-128883 (b&w film copy neg.)
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Jenks, Daniel A., Artist. North Platte. United States Wyoming California North Platte River, 1859. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2004661637/.
APA citation style:
Jenks, D. A. (1859) North Platte. United States Wyoming California North Platte River, 1859. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2004661637/.
MLA citation style:
Jenks, Daniel A., Artist. North Platte. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2004661637/>.