Watercolor

Rogers Rock, Lake George, New York

Mid to late 19th century / Foster, Sarah Haven (1827-1900)

VP124_RogersRock_LakeGeorge_6in.jpg

A watercolor painting of Lake George and a rock face known as Rogers Rock. It was named after Robert Rogers, who is rumored to have slid down it to escape capture during the 1758 Battle on Snowshoes. Inscription reads, "Rogers Rock, Lake George."

~ Foster, Sarah Haven (1827-1900), “Rogers Rock, Lake George, New York,” Portsmouth Public Library's Online Archives, accessed January 19, 2021, https://portsmouthexhibits.org/items/show/752.

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Title

Rogers Rock, Lake George, New York

Subject

Lake George (N.Y.)
Landscapes
Watercolors (paintings)

Description

A watercolor painting of Lake George and a rock face known as Rogers Rock. It was named after Robert Rogers, who is rumored to have slid down it to escape capture during the 1758 Battle on Snowshoes. Inscription reads, "Rogers Rock, Lake George."

Creator

Foster, Sarah Haven (1827-1900)

Source

Sarah Haven Foster Views of Portsmouth

Publisher

Portsmouth Public Library, Special Collections

Date

Mid to late 19th century

Format

Jpg derived from Tif

Language

eng

Type

StillImage

Identifier

PPL-AA1989.60.124

Watercolor Item Type Metadata

Provenance

Gift of Mary A. Foster, 1901