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One woman's work : the visual art of Celia Laighton Thaxter

Author: Sharon Paiva Stephan; Celia Thaxter; Portsmouth Athenaeum (Portsmouth, N.H.); Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities.; New Hampshire Historical Society.
Publisher: Portsmouth, N.H. : Peter E. Randall Publisher, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An examination of the book illustrations, watercolors and painted china done by Celia Thaxter. Thaxter's artist colony on the Isle f Shoals off the New England coast was famous during the second half of the nineteenth century, as was her poetry.
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Genre/Form: Exhibitions
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Stephan, Sharon Paiva, 1948-
One woman's work.
Portsmouth, N.H. : Peter E. Randall Publisher, c2001
(OCoLC)742810649
Named Person: Celia Thaxter
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sharon Paiva Stephan; Celia Thaxter; Portsmouth Athenaeum (Portsmouth, N.H.); Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities.; New Hampshire Historical Society.
ISBN: 0914339958 9780914339953
OCLC Number: 47168729
Notes: "Portsmouth Athenaeum in association with Isles of Shoals Historical and Research Association"
Exhibition itinerary: Portsmouth Athenaeum, Portsmouth, N.H., June 29-Sept. 29, 2001; Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities, Boston, Mass., Oct. 15, 2001-Apr. 12, 2002; New Hampshire Historical Society, Tuck Library, Concord N.H., May 4-Oct. 19, 2002.
Description: 200 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 26 cm.
Contents: Celia Thaxter's Kaleidoscopic Appeal / J. Dennis Robinson --
Celia's Friends / Norma H. Mandel --
The Literary Landscape of Celia Thaxter / Jane E. Vallier --
Paradise for a Season: Celia Thaxter's Garden / Nancy Mayer Wetzel --
One Woman's Work: The Visual Art of Celia Laighton Thaxter / Sharon Paiva Stephan
Responsibility: Sharon Paiva Stephan.

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"For most of the 20th century, [Thaxter] was overlooked as both writer and artist; only now is her name again familiar outside of women's-studies scholarship. But what generosity!--what exquisite Read more...

 
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