Tall, Strong, Swart
Medium: Ink, gouache, and crayon on illustration board
Dimensions: composition: 18 7/16 × 13 1/8 in. (46.8 × 33.3 cm)
sheet: 19 7/8 × 15 in. (50.5 × 38.1 cm)
Illustration Citation: "The Black Factor," by Herman Whitaker, in Munsey's Magazine, March 1902
Credit Line: Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Joseph Sataloff, 1979
About: Born in Kansas when it was still an Indian territory, John Marchand specialized in Western illustrations. In this story of the dangers and romance of eighteenth-century French settlement of Canada's West, the heroic Fraser (standing) is a "factor," a man who set up trading posts in unexplored territory.
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