Nearly forgotten but glorious art, envisionings and historical oddments from the back corners of the internet
A west that isn’t there anymore, painted by American artist Grafton Tyler Brown. Living from 1841 to 1918, he was the first African-American artist to create works depicting the Pacific Northwest and California. Serving as expedition artist for the Amos Bowman Geological Survey, he made the sketches that became these paintings.
On a voyage to see how much mileage I can get from the creative ability and eye for images that my family thought was useless. On line art curator, fiction writer and now blogger. Historian's daughter. Follow me . . .even I have no idea where I'm going next.
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