An Unrecorded Portland Engraver

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

Date

1967

GUSN

GUSN-169764

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Description

The discovery of an engraving by David G. Johnson sheds new light on his career. A portrait painter and engraver working in New York from 1831-35 and 1843-45, a work by Johnson depicting the Portland Nautical Society reveals that before residing in New York, Johnson worked for a few years in Portland, Maine.

Details

Additional Identification Number

Article ID 145

Collection Code

SC001

Collection Name

Old-Time New England

Reference Code

SC001.1967.057.207.002

Abstract

The discovery of an engraving by David G. Johnson sheds new light on his career. A portrait painter and engraver working in New York from 1831-35 and 1843-45, a work by Johnson depicting the Portland Nautical Society reveals that before residing in New York, Johnson worked for a few years in Portland, Maine.

Date Notes

Volume 57, Number 207 (Winter, 1967)

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Record Details

Originator

Martha Gandy Fales (Author)

Publications Referencing This Collection

(1967). Old Time New England. Boston, Mass.: Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities.

Description Level

Item

Place of Publication

Boston, Mass.

Publisher

Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities

Publisher Series

Old Time New England