Gallery view

1941 Aug. 22

Blackington, Alton H.

Charles Coffin, The Maine Hermit, painting fake flowers for sale to tourists

Freeport (Me.) - From a series of images depicting Coffin, a hermit and tourist attraction near the Desert of Maine.

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1941

Blackington, Alton H.

Charles Coffin, The Maine Hermit, seated on steps, with cane and pipe

Freeport (Me.) - From a series of images depicting Coffin, a hermit and tourist attraction near the Desert of Maine.

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1941 Aug. 22

Blackington, Alton H.

Charles Coffin, The Maine Hermit, seated in an old Brush automobile with mechanical gadget

Freeport (Me.) - From a series of images depicting Coffin, a hermit and tourist attraction near the Desert of Maine.

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1936

Blackington, Alton H.

Albion L. Clough: paintings for sale by the side of a road, including self-portrait with banjo and misogynistic sayings

Cape Neddick (Me.) - From a series of images depicting Clough, an artist and misogynist. "Self-proclaimed World's Champion Woman-Hater, Albion L. Clough, lived in a converted boat on Cape Neddick's River Road from 1936-1944. A master of public relations, the long-haired artist made a living selling postcards, folk art, and inflated misogyny[...] Clough told anyone who would listen that he had walke... more

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1937

Blackington, Alton H.

Uncle John Brooks and two sheep, with Ephrem Weston preparing for sheep shearing

Hancock (N.H.) - Image of "Brooks and Clifton Ware, N.H. trip with Cliff Follansbee."

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1936

Blackington, Alton H.

Albion L. Clough cooking at a campfire

Cape Neddick (Me.) - From a series of images depicting Clough, an artist and misogynist. "Self-proclaimed World's Champion Woman-Hater, Albion L. Clough, lived in a converted boat on Cape Neddick's River Road from 1936-1944. A master of public relations, the long-haired artist made a living selling postcards, folk art, and inflated misogyny[...] Clough told anyone who would listen that he had walke... more

Alton H. Blackington Collection