Shaylor drawing for teaching illustration, 1876
Purchase a reproduction of this item on VintageMaineImages.com.
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.
Please post your comment below to share with others. If you'd like to privately share a comment or correction with MMN staff, please use this form.