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Railroad bridge pencil drawing, Ohio, ca. 1900

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Railroad bridge pencil drawing, Ohio, ca. 1900

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Horace W. Shaylor, a Portland penman and artist, drew this pencil sketch of a railroad bridge in Ashtabula, Ohio, where Shaylor was raised.

Ashtabula was also the hometown of Shaylor's first penmanship teacher, Platt Rogers Spencer.

Shaylor's son, Horace Jr., photographed this and other of his father's pencil sketches and complied them into a album for his daughter.

Other Information


  • Title: Railroad bridge pencil drawing, Ohio, ca. 1900
  • Creator: Shaylor, Horace W.
  • Creation Date: circa 1900
  • Subject Date: circa 1900
  • Town: Ashtabula
  • State: OH
  • Media: Photographic reproduction of pencil on paper-drawing
  • Dimensions (cm): 6 x 9
  • Local Code: Coll. 2538, Box 1/5
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822
http://www.mainehistory.org

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