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The Susquehanna in olden times, (painting)

Artist:
Shaw, J.
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 54 (Sale info: For Sale).
The Susquehanna. From the brow of the cliff the eye ranges wide,/ At its base flows the broad Susquehanna's deep tide;/ And in primeval wildness the rock and the wood/ Are reflected below in the dark rolling flood. Rude nature in grandeur reigns over the waste,/ And the dark featur'd savage alone can be trac'd;/ No axe can be heard, nor hostel to declare/ That civiliz'd man has abiding place there. The wild Deer and Bison roam fearless and free,/ And the thickets are full of sweet melody;/ But danger is nigh in the fierce Panther's spring,/ And death threatens loud in the Rattle Snake's sting. J.S. [P. 7.]
Catalogue of the Second Exhibition of Philadelphia Artists, and of the School of Painting and Design. Philadelphia, April 8, 1839. Philadelphia: Printed by William F. Rackliff. Corner of George and Swanwick Street. 1839.
Artist address: 28 Sansom St., Philadelphia.
Topic:
Landscape--River--Susquehanna River
Landscape--Forest
Landscape--Pennsylvania
Literature--Poetry
Control number:
AECI 00950054
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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