Object Detail


Date
Circa 1943
Period
20th century
Media
Watercolor on paper
Measurements
19 7/8 x 23 9/16 inches
Credit Line
Museum Purchase, 1945.466
Accession No
45.466
Context
After the Civil War, the largest plow manufacturer in Maine was the Augustine Hussey Manufacturing Company in New Berwick. In 1870, the company produced over 800 plows and 500 wooden handles; that same year thirty-two thousand plows were made in Maine. By 1878, there were thirty-two manufacturers of agricultural implements in Maine.

Featured in “Maine and American Art: Farnsworth Art Museum”.

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