Pencil drawing on paper titled "Fort Fetterman, From C.G. Coutnat's History of Wyoming" by Merrit Dana (M.D.) Houghton. The drawing depicts a open, grassy field with four rows of unknown material and a rectangular fenced area with three large rows of hay in the foreground. A road carries four wagons and multiple animal teams. The middle ground contains small buildings with a main fort in the center. Hills and the sky line the background.
Merrit Dana Houghton was born in 1846 in Otsego, Michigan. He came to Wyoming in the 1870's. Houghton lived and worked throughout Wyoming recording forts, ranches, mining and logging operations in pencil, pen, ink and watercolor. He left Wyoming in the early 1900's. Houghton died in Seattle, Washington in 1918., This file is derived from a 720 dpi, high-resolution (8-bit grayscale) uncompressed TIFF image, that was scanned from the original negative using an Epson Expression 1680 scanner.
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