Kate Furbish and Edwin Hale Lincoln: New England Botanical Studies

Museum of Art Museum of Art

Exhibition: Kate Furbish and Edwin Hale Lincoln: New England Botanical Studies

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Shaw Ruddock Gallery
This exhibition highlights two exceptional artist-botanists, watercolorist Kate Furbish (1834–1931) and photographer Edwin Hale Lincoln (1848–1938).

Works

"Showy Lady’s Slipper, Cypripedium Reginae," watercolor by Kate Furbish, American, 1834–1931. Courtesy George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library
"Iris Versicolor, Blue Flag, Fleur-de-Lis," ca. 1919, platinum print by Edwin Hale Lincoln. Presented by Mrs. William H. Walker, 1920, Photography Collection, Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs, The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox, and Tilden Foundations.
"Nodding Trillium, Trillium, Cernuum," watercolor by Kate Furbish, American, 1834–1931. Courtesy George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library
"Trillium Cernuum, Nodding Trillium," ca. 1914, platinum print by Edwin Hale Lincoln. Presented by Mrs. William H. Walker, 1920, Photography Collection, Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs, The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox, and Tilden Foundations.

About

This exhibition highlights two exceptional artist-botanists, watercolorist Kate Furbish (1834–1931) and photographer Edwin Hale Lincoln (1848–1938), and addresses important questions about the relationship between the arts and sciences and the interest in botany at the dawn of the American industrial age.