Middle-class ladies painting, reading and knitting in 1887

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Middle-class ladies painting, reading and knitting in 1887

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The bearded instructor was the Portland artist, Harry Brown. The pupil painting immediately in front of him was Mrs. Roscoe G. Dennett, mother of J. Vaughan Dennett, who was at sea on a voyage to India when this picture was taken.

It would seem from observation that Mrs. Dennett is the only one painting while the rest are reading or knitting.

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  • Title: Middle-class ladies painting, reading and knitting in 1887
  • Creator: Dennett, J Vaughn
  • Creation Date: 1887
  • Subject Date: 1887
  • Town: Biddeford
  • County: York
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 12 cm x 17.6 cm
  • Local Code: mca927
  • Collection: General Image Collection
  • Object Type: Image

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