Bodmer - Tobihanna (Pennsylvania)
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Karl Bodmer - Forest Scene on the Tobihanna. Alleghany Mountains.
“Wald-Ansicht am Tobihanna. Alleghany Gebirge. Forêt sur le Tobihanna. Montagnes Alleghanys. Forest Scene on the Tobihanna, Alleghany Mountains.“ - Vig. IV.
Bodmer and Maximilian explored the banks of the Tobyhanna Creek and Bodmer sketched views of the covered bridge crossing it. To get these views, according Maximilian's journal, Bodmer waded several times across the stream until he found “a favourable spot for the view”.
Aquatint and etching by Lucas Weber (1811-1860) after watercolours and drawings by Karl Bodmer, from Prince Maximilian's “Travels in the Interior of North America, 1832-1834”.
Second state (Ruud 2004, p 248) for a German or French edition, printed by Bougeard, Paris, 1837-43, on large wove paper (papier vélin), published by Jakob Hölscher, Koblenz, 1837-42 or by Arthus Bertrand, Paris, 1840-43.
Plate mark: 23 x 31,5 cm, paper size: 44 x 61 cm (printed on large paper). With blind stamp: C. BODMER.