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Peters, Edw. D.

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On drawing Blue Hill, Maine, 1851 (inv. 244) there is a pencil inscription: "Blue Hill Me. Aug 1851 / F.H. Lane; Inscribed lower left (in pencil): Painting made from this sketch / purchased by Peters of Boston." This is believed to be Edw. D. Peters who was a commission merchant in Boston, with an office located at 12 Central Wharf, and who is known to have purchased other paintings from Lane during this period.

Reference:

Coolidge & Wiley, "The Boston Almanac for the Year 1850," Boston: B.B. Mussey & Co., p.73.

Citation: "People." Fitz Henry Lane Online. Cape Ann Museum. http://fitzhenrylaneonline.org/historical_material/index.php?type=People§ion=Peters%2C+Edw.+D. (accessed October 20, 2017).
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