Pencil drawing on paper. Mounted to paper. Drawing 4 3/4"H x 7 1/4"W. Scene of Galveston Harbor. Tall sailing ship docked in foreground. Signed "JHMoser[?] 9-78... galveston, tex.". James Henry Moser. Born Whitby, Ontario January 1, 1854. Died Washington, D.C. November 10, 1913. Moser was the original illustrator for the human characters in the Uncle Remus stories of Joel Chandler Harris. Moser was also a Galveston resident in the 1870s. The donor is Moser's grandson.
H. 5.13 x W. 7.75 in (H. 13.03 x W. 19.69 cm)
Place of Origin
Galveston (Galveston County, Tex.)
Gift to San Jacinto Museum of History from Mary Van den Berge Hill (Mrs. George A. Hill, Jr.).
Caption / Inscription / Signature
galveston Tex. JHMoser[?] 9-78
Artisan or Artist
Moser, James Henry.
JHM. ; J. H. M. ; Moser, J. H.
graphite ; paper ; drawings
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