The Significance of Mount Shasta
as a Visual Resource

in 19th and Early 20th Century California Art

Foreword Introduction Overview of the Artists of Mount Shasta Scope Acknowledgements Topographical Accuracy The Value of Artist Biographies Artist-Explorers of The Wilkes Expedition:  The Early 1840s Artist-Explorers of the Fremont Expeditions:  The Mid-1840s Transcontinental Railroad Survey Artists:  The 1850s Clarence King as Artist and Scientist:  1863 Early Illustrators:  1850s-1870s At Sisson's with Bierstadt, Hill, Keith, and Muir:  1860s-1870s The San Francisco Art Boom:  1860s-1880s East Coast Artists:  1870s-1890s Pacific Northwest Artists:  1870s-1890s Frederick S. Oliver, A 19th Century Visionary Artist California Plein Air Painters:  1900-1930 Women Artists of Mount Shasta:  1860s-1930s Woodblock Artists:  1915-1930 Watercolor Resident Artists Native American Artists Mid-20th Century Artists Index of Artists Notes References Paintings and Drawings Return to Mount Shasta home page - Mount Shasta Companion Logo
Photograph taken by Carleton Watkins courtesy of Michael Schroeder. Clarence King lies in the foreground smoking his pipe. Gilbert Munger is at work on a Shasta painting. Frederick Clark checks out his transit. Watkins' studio wagon with camera perched on top is at the left behind the fence.
Painting of squirrel by Titian Ramsay Peale  - a small four legged animal with a long fluffy tail
Block print entitled 'Shasta by Night' by William Seltzer Rice - a tall snow covered mountain with pine trees and vally in the foregound

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