Maine’s Lithographic Landscapes

Town and City Views, 1830-1870

Earle G. Shettleworth Jr.

Maine’s Lithographic Landscapes

Earle G. Shettleworth Jr.

Distributed for Brandeis University Press

144 pages | 50 color plates | 12 x 10
Cloth $50.00 ISBN: 9781684580255 Will Publish August 2020

During the nineteenth century, Americans celebrated their towns and cities through printed landscapes. In Maine, lithographs were commissioned from such leading artists as Fitz Henry Lane and talented, lesser known local artists, such as Esteria Butler. This book reproduces many of these works and provides insights into how these growing centers of commerce and industry viewed themselves and wished to be viewed by others. 

It’s the perfect book for those who love Maine, both full-time residents and those who make it a beloved summer destination. 

Published in association with the Bowdoin College Museum of Art on the occasion of the bicentennial of Maine statehood.

Contents
Foreword by Frasnk H. Goodyear, enders to the Exhibition, Introduction, The Catalogue, Maine Towns and Cities, Bowdoin College, Artists’ Biographies, Extracts from Ninetenth-Century Newspapers and Other Sources Describing Maine Prints, Bibliography
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