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Historical

 

COL. THOMAS ROBINSON
Painting on permanent loan to Claymont Historical Society, Claymont, Delaware.

Col. Thomas Robinson

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FIRST ENGLISH CONTACT SOMEWHERE IN NEW ENGLAND

Mural 6 ft. x 14 ft.

First English Contact Somewhere in New England

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COPPER MINING, CIRCA 1707
This mural depicts the Simsbury Copper Mine in Connecticut, later known as New-Gate Prison, which operated from 1707 to 1745. This is believed to be the first operating copper mine in the Colonies. New-Gate is a National Historic Landmark.

Mural 5 1/2 ft. x 8 ft.

Copper Mining, Circa 1707

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PLOTTING ESCAPE, 1781
Tories and common criminals were imprisoned in the damp subterranean chambers of New-Gate Prison. This mural shows the prisoners plotting the successful escape of May 18, 1781.

Mural 5 1/2 ft. x 8 ft.

Plotting Escape, 1781

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NEW-GATE PRISON, CIRCA 1790
This scene is based on an engraving of the prison made by Richard Brunton, an imprisoned counterfeiter.

Mural 5 1/2 ft. x 8 ft.

New-Gate Prison, Circa 1790

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A LADY'S GIFT
Faith Trumbull, wife of Governor Trumbull, gives her red cloak for the troops under Washington. It was the custom of the time to take collections during church services. On this occasion, she presented her cloak, a gift from General Rochambeau. It was later cut into small strips for rank markings with the army.

A Lady's Gift

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Americana

 

PEEK-A-BOO

Peek-a-Boo

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COUNTRY FAIR

Country Fair

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GIRL IN THE SINK

Girl in the Sink

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Collages

ON THE ROAD WITH CHARLES KURALT

On The Road with Charles Kuralt

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DESERT VICTORY

Desert Victory

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SOMALIA

Somalia

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Landscapes

 

THE COLOR OF SPRING

The Color of Spring

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ALONG THE RIVER
On The Quinabaug in Connecticut

Along The River

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Still Lifes

 

CHINESE INFLUENCE

Chinese Influence

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STILL LIFE

Still Life

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