Photograph album relatiing to Celia Thaxter and her circle on Appledore Island, Isle of Shoals

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.hutcjohn
Creators:
Hutchinson, John
Dates:
circa 1898-1900
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
Partial microfilm reel (11 frames)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
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.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
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.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 4543 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan
Existence and Location of Originals
Original album in the Boston Public Library, Boston, Massachusetts.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
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.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Painting -- New Hampshire -- Isles of Shoales -- Photographs Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Artist colonies -- New Hampshire -- Isles of Shoales -- Photographs Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Isles of Shoals (Me. and N.H.) -- views Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Brown, John Appleton, 1844-1902 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hassam, Childe, 1859-1935 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Thaxter, Celia, 1835-1894 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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