Schoolwork exercise, Portland, ca. 1790
Contributed by Maine Historical Society
Thomas Janverin was 13 and a student in the South School in Portland when he made this colorful copy-work drawing.
Such work was frequently assigned in schools as it helped developed students' sense of design and hand skills.
- Title: Schoolwork exercise, Portland, ca. 1790
- Creator: Janverin, Thomas
- Creation Date: circa 1790
- Subject Date: circa 1790
- Town: Portland
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Watercolor on paper
- Local Code: 1595*2
- Object Type: Text and Image
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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219
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