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Jackson Historical Society

23 Black Mountain Road
Jackson, New Hampshire 03846

. . .keeping the past alive

White Mountain Art and Memorabilia Sale

Paintings for the 21st annual White Mountain Art Sale are available for purchase as they arrive, so check the online catalog frequently. If you would like to consign a 19th century painting to the sale, contact Leslie Schomaker. The consignor sets the price of their item and the Historical Society adds a small premium. There is no cost to consign. If the painting or item does not sell, the consignor takes it back. To make an appointment to view the sale other than open hours Saturday and Sunday 1:00 - 3:00, contact Leslie Schomaker. The Society accepts cash or checks, but not credit cards.

19th Century Artists
Ellen Maria Carpenter (1830 - 1909)
Birch Tree by a Stream
Oil on canvas; 30" x 20"
Signed lower right E.M. Carpenter. Carpenter was a popular landscape painter and teacher of art in Boston. She painted in the White Mountains as well as the South, California, and Yosemite in the 1870s.
Benjamin Crackbone Champney (1817 - 1907)
Grapes from Champney's Porch
Oil on canvas; 24 " x 18"
An early tag on this still life says the view is from Champney's porch. Signed lower left B Champney.
Birches by a Stream - SOLD
Oil on canvas; 7.5" x 13.25"
Signed lower left. Recently restored.
Currier and Ives
Mount Washington and the White Mountains; Lake Winnipiseogee
Lithograph; 18" x 22" ea
Two original Currier and Ives lithographs. Professionally cleaned, museum matting, birdseye maple frames. Sold as a pair. 1860.
Anna Freeland (1837 - 1911)
Autumn in the Mountains
Oil on canvas; 12" x 18"
Freeland was artist in residence at Gray's Inn in Jackson. Dated 1891.Signed lower left. Shows lady on a bridge crossing the Wildcat River with Grays Inn and Iron Mountain in the background. (Frame has been restored)
Samuel Lancaster Gerry (1813 - 1891)  
Landscape With Cows
Oil on canvas; 11 " x 17"
Signed lower left S L Gerry. Shows cows and a man on horseback crossing a stream.
Mt Kearsarge from North Conway
Oil on canvas; 14 " x 18"
Signed lower right GERRY 1853.
Ossipee Mountains from Lake Winnipesaukee, Center Harbor
Oil on canvas; 18" x 24"
Verso label in artist's hand "…/Ossipee Mountains / in distance / Marach 1856 / S.L. Gerry. Exhibited at NH Historical Society 2022 exhibit The Life and Art of Samuel L. Gerry.
Oil on canvas; 6.5 " x 5.5"
Signed lower right S L Gerry. Besides landscapes and genre paintings, Gerry painted and exhibited what he described as cows' heads and cow studies along with other farm animals.
Philip Henry Holmes (1845 - 1915)
Mt Madison and Androscoggin River from Shelburne NH
Oil on canvas; 18.25 " x 34"
Signed lower left P H Holmes / 1874
S.V. Hunt
The Mount Washington Road
Lithograph; 10" x 4"
Shows a horse-drawn carriange on a very precipitous Auto Road.
James D Hunting (1861 - 1933)
Home Along a River
Watercolor; 10 " x 22"
Signed lower left "J. D. Hunting". Hunting moved to North Conway and owned an art store on Main Street for approximately 25 years. Should be reframed and matted.
Franklin Leavitt Maps (2)
1888 Pictorial Map of the White Mountains
Engraving on paper; 20 " x 21"
Restored with original Leavitt paper, de-acidified, museum mounted and suitable framed.
Edmund Darch Lewis (1815 - 1910)
Haying Scene with Moat Mountain from North Conway
Oil on canvas; 16 " x 13.5"
Signed lower left "Edm. D. Lewis / 1858". Titled by artist on stretcher "Vew at North Conway N H". Exhibited New Bedford, MA "New Bedford Art Exhibition July 1, 1858 through August 7, 1858.
George McConnell (1852 - 1929)
Eagle Cliff and Echo Lake Franconia Notch
Oil on canvas; 8 " x 19"
Signed lower right "Geo McConnell / 1905"
John P. Newell (1832 - 1898
Falls of the Ammonoosuc, White Mountains
Pencil and ink on paper; 4" x 2.5"
Signed lower right, titled and described on verso. Newell's work is rare as is the subject.
Jean Paul Selinger (1850 - 1909)
Pearl Cascade Beecher's Brook Crawfords N.N.
Oil on canvas; 20" x 14"
Signed on front lower right J.P. Selinger. Verso pencil inscription by artist "Pearl Cascade Beecher's Brook - Crawfords White Mts N.H. / by / Jean Paul Selinger / Aug 1906." and incised with ink "Given to Dr. E M Holmes Sr. / By Artist JR Selinger 1910.
Frank Henry Shapleigh (1842 - 1906)
Road View West Lebanon
Oil on canvas; 7.5 " x 12.5"
Signed FH Shapleigh on the front lower right and back. West Lebanon, Maine was the home of the Shapleigh family. The consignor purchased the painting from Italy from the great grandson of the original owner.
At River's Edge
Oil on canvas; 9 "x 13.5"
Landscape of a Stream
Oil on canvas; 16" x 9.5"
Country Road
Oil on canvas; 8" x 10"
Conway Valley
Oil on canvas; 12" x 20"
Mabel Josephine Hatch Williams (1870 - 1944)
Mt Washington and the Saco River in Winter
Watercolor; 3.5" x 4.25"
Signed lower right "MJW".
Contemporary Artists
David Baker (1915 - 1999)
Boat Scene
Watercolor; 8" x 10"
Signed lower left and dated '67.
Untitled Abstract
Vitreous flux; 11" x 8"
Signed and dated '86 on lower right.
Erik Koeppel
View Over Jackson, NH
Oil on panel; 16 " x 24"
A studio painting made from a drawing from Carter Notch Road by Jackson Falls. Some pines were shortened to open the view of the mountains and some removed to increase the visibility of the town. Mountains are (left to right) South Moat, North Moat, Attitash, Bartlett Haystack, and Ducks Head. 2012. From an estate.
Mount Washington from the Intervale
Oil on panel; 10" x 16"
Painted in the 19th century Revival style.
Winter Sunrise
Oil on panel; 6" x 14"
Painted in the 19th century Revival style.
Mt. Washington Emerging from the Clouds
Oil on panel; 14" x 11"
Painted in the 19th century Revival style.
Mt. Osceola from Greeley Pond, NH
Oil on panel; 8" x 16"
Painted in the 19th century Revival style.
Florence Lyon

Wentworth Hotel
Watercolor; 15 " x 21"
The fancy iron arch is now a the Jackson cemetary. Painting was hung in the Jackson Village Store restaurant, now Yesterday's. Painted c 1930s. Consigned by a family member of Arnold Gabrielson, the restaurant owner.


Gray's Inn, Jackson, NH
Watercolor; 18" x 23.5"
Painting was hung in the Jackson Village Store restaurant, now Yesterday's. Painted c 1930s. Consigned by a family member of Arnold Gabrielson, the restaurant owner.

Winslow Homer: The Summit of Mount Washington
9 " x 13"
Print of Winslow Homer's wood engraving of 1869 published in Harper's Weekly, New York.
White Mountain Hotels
14 " x 17"
A fine photogravure of Barron and Merrill's 1892 "White Mountain Houses", a collage of grand hotels, that appeard in Hurd's "Town and City Atlas of the State of New Hampshire".