The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 103, July 1999 - April, 2000 Page: 176
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Cover: View on the Guadalupe-Seguin, Texas, by Sarah Ann Lily Bumstead
Hardinge Daniels, 1853. Watercolor, gouache, and graphite on paper.
6 x 9 3/8 inches. Courtesy Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, Texas; gift of
Mrs. Natalie K. Shastid.
This appealing scene of Morrison's ferry on the Guadalupe, near where
Sarah Hardinge lived for a short time with her family, reflects the impor-
tance of rivers and other inland waterways in early Texas. Exploration,
commerce, travel, agriculture, trade, and communications all were influ-
enced by the presence and condition of rivers. The article on the Brazos
Canal, beginning on page 175 of this issue, reveals one of the early at-
tempts to develop river waterways in Texas to benefit the economy.
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