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When local artists exchanged holiday cards, they often sent original etchings or woodblock prints of the surrounding landscape, or lithographic…

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Daphne Ely was a resident of Lyme and active community member, but before settling down in the town where her…

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Carolyn Wakeman Featured Photo: Unidentified artist, A Massachusetts Militia Bandsman, ca. 1840. Fenimore Art Museum, Gift of Patricia B. Selch, in memory…

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Carolyn Wakeman Featured Photo: Joseph Perkins house, ca. 1890, showing apple trees behind. LHSA  The stately Victorian home of General Joseph…

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The Independence Day holiday in 1907 passed without celebration in Old Lyme. Ashes still smoldered from the fire that demolished…

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In the cultivated wildness of their flower gardens, local artists showcased their delight in color, pattern, and form. According to…

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Although Florence Griswold’s unique role in the history of American art has been well documented, we have known surprisingly little…

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In 2013 the noted silver designer Siro Toffolon donated to the Florence Griswold Museum an important collection of Revolutionary War…

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Tired of cold and snow? Read about two remarkable New England winters.

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Patterns of paper lace, festive birds and flowers, and intricately layered designs first attract a viewer to the historic Valentines…

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Surrounded by sweeping views of Hadlyme’s meadows and rock-strewn hillsides in a spacious studio created from a former stock barn,…

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When Lyme artists sent holiday cards to relatives and friends, they often shared original watercolors, drawings, lithographs, and woodblock prints.

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