Switzerland, Swiss history, European history
Lexington, October 22, 1869. A man boards a canal boat returning from the small Virginia town to a known world , Washington D.C., New York and eventually home to Switzerland . In his luggage he carries a large oil portrait sti ll smelling of fresh paint. Frank Buchser has just finished one of his best paintings, lived some of the most remarkable four weeks of his adventurous live and experienced a kind of political conversion .
"A Swiss Artist, an Iconic American General and an Ambitious Federal Councilor,"
Swiss American Historical Society Review: Vol. 53
, Article 2.
Available at: https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/sahs_review/vol53/iss3/2