View Showing the Formation of the Canon of Grand River, from United States Pacific Railway Survey - USPRR Expedition & Survey, 38th & 39th Parallels

John Mix Stanley, American, 1814 - 1872
after Frederick W. von Egloffstein, American (born Germany), 1824 - 1898



Hand-colored lithograph on wove paper

Impression: 9 3/8 × 6 1/2 in. (23.8 × 16.5 cm)

Sheet: 11 1/4 × 8 1/4 in. (28.6 × 21 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Museum Purchase



Sarony, Major & Knapp, New York


Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Printed, lower left: J. W. [sic] Stanley from Sketch by F. W. Egloffstein; printed, lower right: Lith. of SARONY & Co. New York; printed, lower center: VIEW SHOWING THE FORMATION OF THE CAÑON OF GRAND RIVER. / near the Mouth of Lake Fork; with indications of the formidable Side Cañones.; printed, in red ink, upper left: U.S.P.R.R. EX. & SURVEYS, 38th [superscript] & 39th [superscript] PARALLELS.; inscribed, in graphite, on reverse, lower right: Sarony + Co. / Pr.955.10.1; stamped, in blue ink, on reverse, lower right: DARTMOUTH COLLEGE / DEPT. OF ART AND / ARCHEOLOGY; inscribed, in graphite, on reverse, lower right: L Feb 28 ’55; inscribed, in graphite, on reverse, lower center: From Mrs Wilson Hanover; inscribed, in graphite, on reverse, lower center: color – Lithograph / by Egloffstein / Cross file under Sarony; stamped, in blue ink, on reverse, lower left: PURCHASED FROM / MRS. WILSON

Course History

ENGL 52, Vox Clamantis: Wilderness in 19th Century American Literature, Michael Chaney, Winter 2020


Cora McDevitt Wilson (1880-1975), The Book & Print Shop, Hanover, New Hampshire; sold to present collection, 1955.

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