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Portrait of Lyman S. Hapgood

Description

Rectangular, vertical format, full-length portrait, in pencil and crayon, of Lyman S. Hapgood as a child, showing him in a left profile view, sitting in an old-fashioned high chair posed with the sea and a sailboat in teh background. The child wears a broad-brimmed straw hat with wide blue ribbon, a blue striped dress and high-buttoned black boots.

Details

Maker
Possibly J. F. Olsson & Co. (Maker)
Possibly Orcott, K. V. (Maker)
Date
1879
Inscriptions
1. in black crayon at the left of image: K. V. Orcott (?) [see cataloguing worksheet; N.F. Little has recorded this on the cat. card as K. V. Orcott] 2. Scriptt writing in pencil on backing reverse at upper center: Lyman S. Hapgood [underlined] J. L. White Drawn by a travelling Artist -- July 1879 Gloucester -- Pleasant St In the old house where Lyman was born (A. W. H.) [see cataloguing worksheet; the initials A.W.H. are those of his mother, Annie Winter Hapgood per N.F. Little] 3. On green sticker with black print on central backing below #1: [see cataloguing worksheet; image of a sheild with following inside: J.C. White, Artist's Supplies Picture Frames &c. 10 Bromfield St., Boston. 4. Blue fountain pen writing on jelly label, at lower left on new backing reverse: Bought at/ Hapgood Auction/ Pleasant St./ Gloucester/ July 1943 5. In pencil ay center, bottom of sheet reverse: S. F. Ilsson [see cataloguing worksheet]
Location of origin
Cambridge, MA, USA
Associated Building
Used At Lyman S. Hapgood House. Subject Lyman S. Hapgood House. Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
crayons (drawing material)
paper (fiber product)
pencils (drawing and writing equipment)
Object type
Art
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
crayon
crayons (drawing material)
drawings (visual works)
paper (fiber product)
Pencil
pencils (drawing and writing equipment)
Picture
Portrait
portraits
Unidentified Paper
People and organizations
Lyman S. Hapgood House
Dimensions
8.5 x 6.5 x 0.25 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.838
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2619

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