The Iron Steamer Harlan, Running between New Orleans and Galveston.
Medium or Materials
ink ; paper -- unspecified ; paint -- watercolor ; paper -- unspecified
Dimensions Sheet: 20 1/4 x 35 3/4 in. (51.4 x 90.8 cm) ; Frame: 26 1/8 x 41 5/8 in. (66.4 x 105.7 cm)
Place of Origin
Galveston (Galveston County, Tex.) ; New Orleans (La.)
The Bayou Bend Collection, museum purchase with funds provided by the Museum Collectors and gift of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Fossler
Caption / Inscription / Signature
l/c margin: " The Iron Steamer HARLAN Captain Thos Forbes \ 1st Officer: J. W. Hathern. Chief Engineer: J. Snyder. Purser A.J. Fullmer. Clerk: J . Cairo. \ RUNNING BETWEEN NEW ORLEANS AND GALVESTON \ Builders: Harlan & Hollingsworth & Co., Wilmington, Def. for Charles Moreon, Esq. of New York \ presented to Albert Hathern, Esq. by J.W. Hathern." l/r below image: "H. W. Frackmann fec. June 1866." l/r margin: "Machinery. / Diam. of Cyl. 50 inch / Diam. of Paddle Wheels = 28 feet / Face of Bucket 7ft 6inches."
Brass plaque on frame: "THE HARLAN / OF GALVESTON AND NEW ORLEANS / WILLIAM HENRY FRACKMANN / b.1834)"