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Period Kitchen Showcase NOT-SO-QUICK STOP AT THE LYMAN ALLYN

   

What was planned a quick stop at the Lyman Allyn Museum in New London stretched out to two and a half hours. In addition to a fine collection of early American paintings and furniture, there was a special exhibit of ancient Greek and Roman pottery recovered from shipwrecks off the ocean floor.


Harpooning a Whale in Icebergs ”, 1923-24 Thomas E. Petersen.
 


Portrait of Judge Ebenezer  Devotion, Wintrop Chandler, oil on canvas.


Eunice Denison Hatch, 1802 William Jennys, Not a lady you want to mess with.


Captain Benjamin R. Latham, c.1840, Isaac Sheffield, oil on canvas. (1798-1845) At age 30 Capitan Latham was lost at sea off Cuba during a hurricane.


Joined Chest, c. 1636 Weathersfield or Windsor, Connecticut.


Norwich, Connecticut, Chair c. 1785 Felix Huntington, attributed.

Jacobean, Chest-in-Frame c. 1690 - 1700.

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