Studies for San Salvador, 1492

Description
Unsigned sheet of pencil drawings listing names of men who accompanied Christopher Columbus on his first expedition to the New World and shows some armor they might have worn. About 1930 Gerome Ferris painted San Salvador, 1492 in which Columbus claims the island of present-day San Salvador for Spain.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
drawing
date made
ca 1920s
maker
Ferris, Jean Leon Gerome
Physical Description
graphite (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
sheet: 21 cm x 26 cm; 8 1/4 in x 10 1/4 in
ID Number
1985.0650.004
accession number
1985.0650
catalog number
85.0650.004
subject
Art
Communications
Ferris Collection
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Culture and the Arts: Graphic Arts
Ferris Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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