Photo, Print, Drawing Westward Ho!
About this Item
- Westward Ho!
- Photograph of preparatory oil sketch, mural on canvas, for the proposed fresco in the U.S. Capitol showing American pioneers crossing mountains on horseback and in covered wagons; includes a view of the Golden Gate Strait. (Source: AOC curator B., Wolanin, 2013)
- Leutze, Emanuel, 1816-1868, artist
Created / Published
- [between 1861 and 1868]
- - United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.)--1850-1870
- - Internal migration--United States--1860-1870
- - Murals--Washington (D.C.)--1860-1870
- - Golden Gate (Calif. : Strait)--1860-1870
- Salted paper prints--1860-1870.
- - Also known as: Westward the Course of Empire Takes Its Way. Original mural study, dated 1861-1862, is at the Smithsonian American Art Museum.
- - In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 57.
- - Title devised by Library staff.
- - Notations: From original study; a fresco in s. wing; 'Crossing the Divide;' Leutze; Golden Gate.
- - Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1.
- - Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.
- 1 photographic print : salted paper ; 28 x 37 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
- LOT 12251, p. 57 [P&P]
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
- cph 3b32810 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b32810
Library of Congress Control Number
- LC-USZ62-86312 (b&w film copy neg.)
- No known restrictions on publication.
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- Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-86312 (b&w film copy neg.)
- Call Number: LOT 12251, p. 57 [P&P]
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Chicago citation style:
Leutze, Emanuel, Artist. Westward Ho!. United States Washington D.C. Golden Gate California Strait, None. [Between 1861 and 1868] Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2009631512/.
APA citation style:
Leutze, E. Westward Ho!. United States Washington D.C. Golden Gate California Strait, None. [Between 1861 and 1868] [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2009631512/.
MLA citation style:
Leutze, Emanuel, Artist. Westward Ho!. [Between 1861 and 1868] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2009631512/>.