Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. [not numbered]
FRUIT PAINTING IN OIL. 1st Premium, Diploma and $15; 2d premium, Medal. A Basket of Fruit, by M.S. Mepham of St. Louis, took the first premium; this was a highly colored painting, and the luscious appearance of the fruit was well represented. [P. 99.]
Report of the Third Annual Fair of the St. Louis Agricultural and Mechanical Association, of September, 1858, Prepared by M. Hopewell, M.D. St. Louis: George Knapp & Co., Book and Job Printers. 1859.