I haven’t done an Etsy post for a while, so I thought I would showcase some recent finds that are Salem-related or offered by Salem sellers. I was intrigued by my first item even before I realized it was set at the Salem train station (for lack of a better term); I have no idea what kind of search I was running, but it suddenly appeared! The second item, an architectural print of the Colonial Revival “fireplace nook” in the dining room of the Caroline Emmerton House on Essex Street in Salem from the American Architect and Building News, was featured in an earlier post entitled “Hand-drawn Houses” so it’s neat to see the Etsy listing. To fill my Salem basket I have added a Salem-made clock pendant, a pair of Daniel Low & Company vintage art nouveau butter knives, and a great old Essex Institute book on Salem ships.
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- I'm a big fan of Felicie Waldo Howell (1897-1968), a very worldly artist who never lived in Salem but clearly loved its streets and houses. She had a particularly well-received show in NYC in the 1920s exclusively on #salemma doorways and painted several vibrant #salemtercentenary scenes. I've bid on several of her works, but they're out of reach for me! Wish we could have a big exhibition of 400 years of #salemoncanvas for the 400th!
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