Cape Gazette

Art in the Attic exhibit featured historical art

Dec 25, 2013
Photo by: Deny Howeth Aurelio Grisanty, left, and Milton Historical Society Director Allison Schell, who coordinated the exhibition, stand by the oldest piece, depicting the ship Leviathan, painted by James Lank in 1870.

The Milton Historical Society hosted an opening Dec. 13 for artwork that has never been on display. All donated pieces had some connection to Milton, by being the work of a local artist or by depicting a scene specific to Milton.


Donna Wolter looks closely at a piece of incredibly detailed art by James Carey of a two-masted schooner built in Milton in 1874. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Lynn Ekelund and Mary Hudson inspect paintings of Milton buildings. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
These are needlepoint framed pieces by Lydia B Cannon, for whom the museum is named. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Ann Gilligan looks at an eagle crosstiched quilted art piece. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
The evening's showpiece is from 1870 by James Lank, a Milton sailor. It is the oldest painting in the collection. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
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