Albert Thayer Etchings Clock Tower Village Front Christmas 99 Cards 1920
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Albert Thayer Etchings Clock Tower Village Front Christmas 99 Cards 1920:
Fresh out of an early Maine estate collection.
Circa 1920's, original box of ninety-nine (99), unused, Albert Thayer etching Christmas cards. Each measure approximately 13" x 5", unfolded. With greeting on front. Will fold to 6 1/2" x 5". In original Boston publisher box. Lovely detailed scene with clock tower. Guarantee that all are Albert Thayer etchings, with plate block recess. Beautiful and rare!
Albert R. Thayer (19 October 1878 - October 1965) was an American painter and etcher. Born in Concord, Massachusetts,he studied at the BostonMuseum School and at the Art Students League in New York City. His teachers include Edmund Tarbell, Eric Page and Aldro Hibbard. He was a gifted teacher as well as oil painter and was a long-standing member of the RockportArt Association, which he served as Treasurer.[
His work is included in the Museum Collection of the Rockport Art Association and was featured in a traveling exhibition titled 'Images of a New England Seacoast' 1900-1950. He provided the illustration for the American edition of a popular Christmas book, The Man at the Gate of the World. He also provided the illustrations for the book, The Mystery of Molly Mott.
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