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Photograph album related to Celia Thaxter and her circle on Appledore Island, Isle of Shoals, circa 1898-1900

Creator:
John, Hutchinson
Subject:
Hassam, Childe
Thaxter, Celia
Brown, John Appleton
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
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.
Summary:
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.
Citation:
Photograph album related to Celia Thaxter and her circle on Appledore Island, Isle of Shoals, circa 1898-1900. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 4543 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan
Location of Originals:
Original album in the Boston Public Library, Boston, Massachusetts.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
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. Celia Thaxter, a painter, poet and writer of children's books had a cottage there and Childe Hassam made numerous paintings of her and her garden.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming by John Hutchinson, 1991, who purchased the album at a Portsmouth, N.H. flea market in 1980s. Hutchinson subsequently donated the album to the Boston Public Library.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Photograph albums
Painting
Artist colonies
Photographs
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10764
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214379
AAA_collcode_hutcjohn
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_214379

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