The collection consists of one (1) painting depicting the ruins at Casa Grande. The painting was made by Spencer B. Nichols for the Ancient Pueblos and New Mexico exhibit at the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition held in Seattle in 1909. More information about the painting can be found in: The Exhibits of the Smithsonian Institution at the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, Seattle, Washington, 1909 Washington: Smithsonian Institution, 1909, p. 42.
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Biographical / Historical:
Spencer Baird Nichols (1875-1950) was an American portrait painter, landscape painter, muralist, book illustrator, and educator.