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Original Art in Memorial Hall Library

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Name of Piece Material Artist Location
compiled February 2007
Outdoors
"Rational Dance and Anarchy of Real Miracles""Rational Dance and Anarchy of Real Miracles"
Installed October 1987
Galvanized steel David Raymond Back entrance
"Birdwatchers""Birdwatchers", 1989 In 1999 a storm toppled and broke two of the 3 sculptures. Only the female is still standing. Ceramic Hilda Steckel Main floor terrace
no image available"The Book", 1966 Commissioned by Mr. & Mrs. Daniel Frishman This piece rusted and was removed. Bronze Gerald Shertzer Had been on Essex Street
Lower Level
BeaverBeaver Bronze Georgia Garber Floor near Children's Customer Service Desk
Banjo ClockAntique Italian Clock "Banjo Clock" c. 1870's Marble and Pine Children's Room Essex Street wall
Freeform ClockCat's Cradle Wood David C. Roy Children's Room Essex Street wall
Big Boy"Big Boy", Largest steam Locomotive In memory of John Bishop, 1975 Children's Room On book case/Essex Street Wall
VanessaVanessa Collage William Accorsi Behind Children's Room Desk
America"America", by Samuel Francis Smith In the composer's handwriting (framed) Children's Room office
First Try"First Try" Print of horses C.W. Anderson Children's Room office
no image available"Winnie the Pooh" quilt Fabric Dr. Martha Lindsay In storage
Lion Light"Lion Light" Acrylic Corey Tevan Activity Room
First Issue Happy Birthday StampFirst Issue Happy Birthday Stamp Activity Room
Over Andover"Over Andover", 1988 Acrylic mural Mark Steele Near elevator
Aerial Sculptures
"The Airplane""The Airplane" Wood William Accorsi Children's Room ceiling
"Hot Air Balloon""Hot Air Balloon"
In memory of Daniel Kichorowsky
William Accorsi Children's Room ceiling
"Family Outing""Family Outing"
In memory of Colin Price, 1996
Wood William Accorsi Children's Room ceiling
Ground Floor
"St. Abigail's Day""St. Abigail's Day" Acrylic Paul Endres Jr. wall on Essex Street side
Stairway (lower level to Main Floor)
"Freesia""Freesia" (a quilt) Fabric Ruth McDowell
"Out on a Limb""Out on a Limb" (a quilt) Fabric Ruth McDowell
Main Floor
Samuel Whiskers"Samuel Whiskers"
Original sketch
Beatrix Potter Andover Room
"Centerpoint""Centerpoint", clay faces 1989 Clay Phyllis Baker Hammond Reference Room near Andover Room
"The Seekers""The Seekers" Richard Rosenblum Between periodicals & reading area chairs
"Dancing Man""Dancing Man" Painted clown sculpture Wood Patricia Keck Near fireplace
George Washington at Monmouth"George Washington at Monmouth", c. 1825 Oil Attributed to George Lange Over fireplace
Library With Mansard RoofLibrary with Mansard roof To the right of the fireplace
John Smith"John Smith" Andover mill owner and library benefactor

Damaged by vandalism (umbrella) May 19, 1997.
Oil Edgar Parker Reading Room north wall
Peter Smith"Peter Smith" Oil Reading Room south wall
Abraham Lincoln"Abraham Lincoln" 1860 Chalk — copy Original in Memorial Hall Charles Berry Above the Customer Service Desk to the right of the Mezzanine. This is a copy of the original found in the Hall.
Gargoyle"Gargoyle" Wood Patricia Keck Over the Information Desk
350th Anniversary Quilt"The Hill, the Mill and the Till" Commemorates Andover's 350th Anniversary Fabric Local quilters Large wall on west side of the building
Horse and BearHorse and Bear Painting Shane Crabtree Across from Reference Desk
HorseHorse Painting Shane Crabtree West wall of Reference Area
Elm Square Stairway to the Second Floor
34 Civil War Prints Black & white etchings E. Forbes
Stairway from Main Floor to Second Floor
Main Street looking north Main Street looking southLarge old photographs of Andover
1. Main Street looking north
2. Main Street looking south
Mansion House on Andover HillMansion House on Andover Hill Photograph
After CezanneAfter Cezanne: Still Life with Flowered Pitcher", 1998 (Barnes Collection) Gesso on wood, graphite with wax David Sullivan
Map of the Town of Andover"Map of the Town of Andover", 1852
In memory of Lev and Carola Goriansky, 1991
Second Floor
Portrait of a RoomA portrait of a room Oil Catherine Nolan November Club Room
November Club in 1891November Club in 1891 Watercolor Cory Staid November Club Room
"View of Rabbit's Pond", 1934"View of Rabbit's Pond", 1934 Oil Harold Coon (1890 –1977) 2nd Floor Hanging Exhibit Area
"Ballardvale""Ballardvale" Oil Harold Coon (1890 –1977) 2nd Floor Hanging Exhibit Area
Samaritan House on School StreetSamaritan House on School Street Oil Harold Coon (1890 –1977) 2nd Floor Hanging Exhibit Area
Benjamin Abbott Homestead on Central StreetBenjamin Abbot Homestead on Central Street Oil Harold Coon (1890 –1977) 2nd Floor Hanging Exhibit Area
Rose CottageRose Cottage Watercolor Harold Coon (1890 –1977) 2nd Floor Hanging Exhibit Area
Benjamin Abbott homestead. Built about 1685.Benjamin Abbot homestead. Built about 1685. Watercolor Harold Coon (1890 –1977) 2nd Floor Hanging Exhibit Area
[no name found][no name found] Watercolor Harold Coon (1890 –1977) 2nd Floor Hanging Exhibit Area
Jonathon Swift house doorway Central StreetJonathon Swift house doorway Central Street Watercolor Jane Trumbore Administrative Office
Chinese PoemChinese Poem Calligraphy Professor Shen Yi-Cheng Conference Room
Man With a BowMan with a Bow Sculpture Frederick Seifer Outside Administrative Office
Plaques  Memorial to Civil War dead and other veteransPlaques — Memorial to Civil War dead and other veterans Memorial Hall
"Walter L. Raymond""Walter L. Raymond" Civil War youth Portrait Memorial Hall
Portrait of GrantPortrait of Grant Black & white Memorial Hall
Declaration of anti-slavery conventionDeclaration of anti-slavery convention Memorial Hall
Logan's Memorial Day OrderLogan's Memorial Day Order Bronze plaque Memorial Hall
Grand old Army 38 Star BannerGrand old Army 38 Star Banner Incorporation of William F. Bartlett Post 99, 4/18/1881 Conserved in 2002
Slavery Banner: Male Slave in chainsSlavery Banner: Slave woman and childSlavery Banners
1. Male Slave in chains
2. Slave woman and child
Acrylic Sue Dennett,
Norma Gammon,
Karen Herman
Memorial Hall — east wall
Battle of GettysburgBattle of Gettysburg Colored Trustees Room
Battle of GettysburgBattle of Gettysburg Numbered drawing Below original in Trustees room
Gettysburg BattlefieldGettysburg Battlefield Print Trustees Room
Major Horace HoltMajor Horace Holt - 1865 Portrait Trustees Room
E. Kendall JenkinsE. Kendall Jenkins — 1925 Portrait Trustees Room
Civil War Memorabilia
2 Swords and holders2 Swords and holders In a case Memorial Hall
1 Gun1 Gun In a case Memorial Hall
Last updated: September 25, 2013
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