Shaylor drawing for teaching illustration, 1876
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This Horace W. Shaylor drawing is of two birds watching over three eggs in a nest. The drawing is one of a series of copies used as practice tools for studying illustration.
Shaylor (1845-1923), a native of Ohio, moved to Portland in 1861 and began teaching in a business school. He developed a system of handwriting. He was also a talented artist.
- Title: Shaylor drawing for teaching illustration, 1876
- Creator: Shaylor, Horace W.
- Creation Date: 1876
- Subject Date: 1876
- Media: ink on paper
- Dimensions (cm): 25.6 x 21.6
- Local Code: Coll. 2538, Box 1/1
- Object Type: Text
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Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
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