Edward Washburn Information
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Edward Payson Washburn (1831 – March 26, 1860) was an American artist, son of Indian missionary Cephas Washburn. He is best known for painting The Arkansas Traveller.
The Arkansas Traveller (1858) depicts an encounter between a wealthy traveler and a family of squatters. The painting was created just south of the town of Russellville, Arkansas at the Washburn family homestead site. The Washburn cemetery, near the homestead site, still exists today.
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