Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. [not numbered]
The chief feature of interest is the display of paintings in oil. The two most prominent entries are those by Messrs. Pettes & Leathe and Mr. G.W. Harding, which are the only ones in competition for the $250 premium offered for the best collection of oil paintings. [P. 72.] Best Collection of Oil Paintings Exhibited by a Dealer, Not Less than Twelve Paintings to be Exhibited. Premium, $250, awarded to G.M. Harding, St. Louis; and the committee recommend honorable mention to Pettes & Leathe, St. Louis. [P. 88; see entry 02570029 for other work noted in this commentary.]
Tenth Annual Report of the Saint Louis Agricultural and Mechanical Association. Prepared for Publication by John T. Tracy. St. Louis: Missouri Democrat Book and Job Printing House. 1871.