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Brunswick Falls, Brunswick, Maine. At left is the Cabot Manufacturing Company, established in 1857, using water power from the Androscoggin River to produce cotton textiles. By an unknown photographer – Reproduced from an original postcard published by Mason Brothers, Boston, Massachusetts Advertisements
Yesterday’s New York Times had a feature article in the Food section on An Icy Portal Into the Small World of Smelt. Written by Dave Sherwood, a resident of Bowdoinham, ME, the article had this lovely picture of Merrymeeting Bay: Says Sherwood, … Continue reading
October 21, 2016 A poster by Seymour Chwast for the Hague “Appeal for Peace” conference, 1999. Courtesy Pushpin Gallery.
September 23, 2016 Cormorant Fisherman by the Li River II by Shan Huang
September 12, 2016 Explanation: How much of planet Earth is made of water? Very little, actually. Although oceans of water cover about 70 percent of Earth’s surface, these oceans are shallow compared to the Earth’s radius. The featured illustration shows … Continue reading
April 7, 2106 This is in the Frick Museum, where I recently had the pleasure of an hour. The river is the Seine. Monet lived in Vétheuil from 1878 to 1881 and painted about 150 pictures there, many of them including … Continue reading
April 30, 2015 From a collection of photos published by The Atlantic marking Earth Day.