Painting on Wood from Norridgewock Covered Bridge

Contributed by Norridgewock Historical Society

Painting on Wood from Norridgewock Covered Bridge

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Description

A piece of wood with tapered edges similar to a bottle. It was taken from the old covered wooden bridge that was torn down in 1929 and replaced by one built of concrete. Local artist Alice Johnson asked the workmen to save small pieces for her and she painted lovely scenes on each one, often not signing them. On this one she put her initials. The outdoor scene shows trees with leaves, a body of water, dirt road and sky of sunset colors. Donated by Natalie Sheaff Schofield, formerly of Norridgewock.

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About This Item

  • Title: Painting on Wood from Norridgewock Covered Bridge
  • Creator: Johnson, Alice
  • Creation Date: circa 1929
  • Subject Date: circa 1929
  • Local Name: Covered Bridge
  • Town: Norridgewock
  • County: Somerset
  • State: ME
  • Media: Wood
  • Dimensions: 7 cm x 3 cm
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Norridgewock Historical Society
PO Box 903, Norridgewock, ME 04957
(207) 634-5032
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