My dad bought this beautiful 21×28 map of the Vineyard for me in 1959.
This hand colored print was done in 1926 by painter, illustrator and cartoonist, Lloyd Coe. who was born in Edgartown in 1899. I love the details and bits of historical information.
I’ve never seen this map again in any stores on MV. Wonder if anyone else reading this has one ?
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Ulysses S Grant
Statue of Ulysses S Grant by Franklin Simmons in the Portland, Maine Museum of Art
What a wide open field (no pun intended). I went through many pictures of fields and then I came upon this one and knew it had to be my post.
The Field Gallery on Martha’s Vineyard. CLICK HERE to read a about it.
**(from their website: The Field Gallery and Sculpture Garden is an unparalleled environment. Inside, three galleries present rotating exhibits of contemporary paintings, sculpture, photography, and so much more. Outside, the large field is home to the ever enchanting sculptures of Field Gallery founder Thomas Maley. The gallery represents more than 25 talented artists, each with a distinct island connection. Run by a small staff, the Field Gallery is a truly unique viewing experience with constantly changing artwork and Vineyard charm.)
The photos are from various visits to the gallery.
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The prompt: Share with us an image, or two, or three, (or more!) of where you live. For bonus points, tell us what it is about the photo(s) that you love. I can’t wait to go on a fantastic virtual tour of the world, courtesy of photo challenge participants. Away we go!
Rather than share where I live now I want to share where I was born and raised and lived until I got married.
My home town… Newark, New Jersey
Above is the Essex County courthouse. In the forefront is a statue of Abraham Lincoln called the Seated Lincoln sculpted by Gutzon Borglum who was the creator of the Mount Rushmore sculpture of Presidents Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt.
Surprising to many who don’t know much about the city of Newark, it has some beautiful parks in it. Washington Park, Lincoln Park and the newly revitalized Military Park. Here sits another of Gutzon Borglum’s works, one of his most compelling : Wars of America. He created this magnificent sculpture over the course of six years, completing it in 1926. It memorializes all the major conflicts in which Americans participated up to and including the First World War.
Thus ends a short tour of two of the beautiful sculptures you can find in Newark, New Jersey