Nicolas Point missionary drawings collection

The Nicolas Point Gallery introduces the missionary activities of the Jesuits among Native American in the Northwestern and Midwestern United States. Pencil sketches and watercolor drawings by Jesuit Nicolas Point (1799-1868) depict the encounter between the various groups.You may learn more about Nicolas Point, as well as images from our gallery, in an article, Father Nicolas Point: Missionary and Artist, written by Thomas M. Rochford SJ for the Oregon Historical Quarterly. This article is reprinted with permission from the Oregon Historical Quarterly, Vol. 97, No. 1, Spring, 1996.