The Sidewheeler "The City of St. Paul" on the Mississippi River, Dubuque, Iowa

Alfred Thompson Bricher. 1872.

Image of The Sidewheeler "The City of St. Paul" on the Mississippi River, Dubuque, Iowa

Bricher created a distinctively Western scene by painting the sidewheeler, a wooden hull packet boat with a paddle wheel on each side, which he observed along the Mississippi River in 1866.

Metadata Details
Item Type Artwork
Title The Sidewheeler "The City of St. Paul" on the Mississippi River, Dubuque, Iowa
Short Title The Sidewheeler "The City of St. Paul" 1872
Creator Alfred Thompson Bricher
Publication Date 1872
Artwork Medium Oil on canvas mounted on board
Artwork Size 20 1/8 x 38 1/8 in. (51.1 x 96.8 cm
Call Number Daniel J. Terra Collection 1992.18
Rights Photography ┬ęTerra Foundation for American Art, Chicago
Location Terra Foundation for American Art