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A Tale of Two Artists

Presented by Thornton W. Burgess Society at Green Briar Nature Center, East Sandwich MA

Jan 31 2015
Mar 30 2015
A Tale of Two Artists

This exhibit features the work of two of the most important illustrators of books and stories by Sandwich native and renowned children's author Thornton W. Burgess [1874-1965]. Artists Harrison Cady and Phoebe Erickson each had very different styles to depict the popular Burgess animal characters. Cady's was a colorful, whimsical style, and his depictions have remained the most enduring images of Peter Rabbit, Jimmy Skunk, Reddy Fox and all the creatures of "Old Mother West Wind." Phoebe

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Green Briar Nature Center

6 Discovery Hill Rd, East Sandwich, MA 02537

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