• Chinese Export Porcelain Openwork Basket with Pitt Armorial
    Chinese Export Porcelain Openwork Basket with Pitt Armorial
  • Bombe Desk and Bookcase
    Bombe Desk and Bookcase
  • The Landing of the Pilgrims
    The Landing of the Pilgrims
  • Side Chairs
    Side Chairs
  • Penn's Treaty with the Indians
    Penn's Treaty with the Indians
 
  • Artist/Maker Stanley, John Mix (1814-1872)
  • Date Made ca. 1854-1860
  • Place Made
  • Materials Oil on canvas
  • Measurements
  • Funds donated by Morris & Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation
  • Room
  • Accession # 1965.0053

Barter for a Bride

In the fall of 1853, Stanley began a six-month stint as an illustrator with the Pacific Railroad Survey in Washington Territory, led by Isaac I. Stevens, Governor of the Territory.