Lewis and Clark Artifacts Arrive at Monticello


copyright: Thomas Jefferson Foundation; artwork by G. B. McIntosh


Artist G. B. McIntosh imagines the arrival at Monticello of a shipment of items sent to Thomas Jefferson by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark in the spring of 1806. Seen in the picture from left to right are: Francis Eppes (grandson by his daughter Mary); Thomas Jefferson; Virginia Jefferson Randolph (granddaughter by his daughter Martha); enslaved butler Burwell Colbert; and Mary Jefferson Randolph (granddaugher by his daughter Martha).

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