[Isles of Shoals photograph album - selected photographs], [ca.1898-1900]
Brown, John Appleton
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Partial microfilm reel (11 frames)
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
23 photographs from an album of photographs taken on the Isles of Shoales, New Hampshire, compiled and captioned by an unidentified woman pictured in the album. Included are Childe Hassam painting, Mrs. Hassam, Celia Thaxter's house and garden, and J. Appleton Brown and his studio.
[Isles of Shoals photograph album - selected photographs], [ca.1898-1900]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel 4543 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to lender, John Hutchinson, after microfilming.
The Isles of Shoals are a summer resort area off the coast of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, popular as a summer haven for artists and writers in the mid-late 1800s, among them Childe Hassam and J. Appleton Brown. Celia Thaxter, a painter, poet and writer of children's books had a cottage there; Hassam made numerous paintings of her and her garden.
Lent for microfilming by John Hutchinson, 1991, who purchased the album at a Portsmouth, N.H. flea market in 1980s.
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001