#257. Mount Rainier. 17.5 x 29.5, oil on canvas. "Gilbert Munger" lower left. From James Terry Gardner, a member of Clarence King's United States Geological Exploration of the 40th Parallel with Munger, through the family to the current owner. The view shows the west side of the mountain with Puget Sound in the foreground. The historical record tells us that Munger was in the Pacific Northwest in the fall of 1870. #257 and #303 are other Mungers of the mountain. Image from owner's photograph.
© Michael D. Schroeder 19 Apr 2008