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Horace W. Shaylor (1845-1925) was a penman and artist living in Portland. Shaylor moved from Ohio to Maine in 1861, where he pursued a career in penmanship education. He was the supervisor of drawing and writing in the Portland Public School district and worked with Portland schools for 45 years.
Shaylor and his wife Augusta had two children, Horace W. Jr. and Luella.
About This Item
- Title: Horace W. Shaylor Sr., Portland, ca. 1900
- Creation Date: circa 1900
- Subject Date: circa 1900
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 15 cm x 10 cm
- Local Code: Coll. 2538, Box 1/7
- Collection: Shaylor family collection
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219
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