- Item 6416 - Mount Ktaadn from W. Butterfield's near the Grand Schoodic Lake, 1836
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- Item 6416
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Franz Graeter drew this image of Mount Katahdin in 1836 while serving as illustrator for Charles T. Jackson's expedition in Maine.Show Details
The illustration is Plate VII from the book Atlas of plates illustrating the Geology of the State of Maine accompanying the first report on the geology of the state, by Charles T. Jackson, engraving and lithography by Thomas Moore, 1837.
Franz Graeter lived in America from 1826 to 1842. Married to Elizabeth Goodwin, he was a drawing-teacher, illustrator, and translator.
The family returned to Germany in 1842. He died 1861.