Mount Adams from the Peabody River in Pinkham Notch by Alvan Fisher

Mount Adams from the Peabody River in Pinkham Notch by Alvan Fisher

Oil on canvas, 24 ½ x 20 inches
Signed & dated lower left center: AF[conjoined] / 1857
Titled verso: Mount Jefferson, on the Route from Gorham to the Glen House, N. H.

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Comments
The mountain is misidentified as Jefferson when, in actuality, it’s Adams. Fisher, in all likelihood, made this error by relying on an 1850s map of the White Mountains by Bond where Jefferson and Adams are mislabeled.

Exhibited
Plymouth, New Hampshire, As Time Passes over the Land, February 8, 2011 through April 11, 2011.

Literature
As Time Passes over the Land. Plymouth, NH: Plymouth State University, 2011, 21.

Links
Adams, Peabody River, Pinkham Notch, AFisher, AFisher Gallery