Seth Eastman’s Drawing Manual
Special Collections recently acquired a copy of Eastman’s 1837 Treatise on Topographical Drawing.  Eastman wrote this work while teaching drawing and map making at West Point from 1833-1840.  He had served at Ft. Snelling from 1830-32 and was later assigned as fort commander from 1841-1849, during which time he created his Sketchbook, which is also held by the Library. High-res

 Seth Eastman’s Drawing Manual


Special Collections recently acquired a copy of Eastman’s 1837 Treatise on Topographical Drawing.  Eastman wrote this work while teaching drawing and map making at West Point from 1833-1840.  He had served at Ft. Snelling from 1830-32 and was later assigned as fort commander from 1841-1849, during which time he created his Sketchbook, which is also held by the Library.