"Bourgeois" W---r, and His Squaw  1860

by Alfred Jacob Miller

"The term 'Bourgeois' is givien in the mountains to one who has a body of trappers placed under his immediate command. Capt. W----r, being trustworthy and intelligent, received an appointment of this kind, and with his men had many battles with the Indians.... The Sketch exhibits a certain etiquette. The Squaw's station in travelling is at a considerable distance in the re...
9 5/16 x 11 11/16 in. (23.7 x 29.7 cm)
watercolor on paper
Courtesy of the Walters Art Museum