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Anonymous (United States)
Arcadian scene of a boy and a man, reading his paper, in a rowboat
Cyanotype, 1890 to 1900
This is one of a group of cyanotypes taken at Lake Sunapee, an idyllic nine mile long lake in southwestern New Hampshire. After it became accessible by rail in 1849, the lake became a popular resort spot for vacationers from New York and Boston. By the end of the 1850s, the Sunapee steamboat era was born--described as "an era of color and excitement at a time when life's pace was slower...". Over the decades commercial vessels on the lake included a horse-drawn boat (introduced in 1854), a 300 passenger side-wheeler, and several steamers.
Size:2 1/2 x 4 3/8 in.
Condition:3+
Price:On Hold
No. 26.136