Sketchbook, Mid-19th Century.
Sketchbook, Mid-19th Century. Small oblong format, approximately thirty leaves, containing dozens of pencil drawings that begin with simple studies of shaded objects, and progress to boulders, trees, shacks, log cabins, portraits, and eventually amusing genre scenes, including a group of drunk soldiers around a tent, and a bear attacking a young woman, and other frontier subjects; half leather, condition a bit rough, 5 3/4 x 3 1/2 in.
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