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George Bellows and the Monhegan Cornet band, 1914 Aug. 6


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Title: George Bellows and the Monhegan Cornet band

Date: 1914 Aug. 6

Physical Details: 1 photographic print : b&w ; 13 x 18 cm., on card 26 x 21

Description: Taken at the celebration of the tercentenary of the landing of Capt. John Smith, on Monhegan in 1914. Bellows participated in the Monhegan Cornet Band, and along with other artists, contributed paintings to be on exhibit for this event. The men are standing in front of the Monhegan Schoolhouse.

Photographed in the band are, from left to right, (back row) Ellsworth Wallace, Earl Field, Linwood Davis, Charles Field, Walter Brackett, George Smith, Eddie Brackett, Dexter Richards, Dick Stanley, (front row) George Bellows, Ulysses "UTE" Wallace, the band's founder, Will Stanley, George Green, and Otis Thompson.

Judge Charles Jenney, Monhegan historian, is in the background.

Creator: Unidentified

Forms part of: Miscellaneous photographs collection, circa 1845-1980

Rights Statement: U.S. public domain

Citation Information: George Bellows and the Monhegan Cornet band, 1914 Aug. 6. Miscellaneous photographs collection, circa 1845-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 8397