Lincoln Home, 1918

Lincoln Home 1918One of 25 sketches by Lester Hornby that are included in Lincoln in Illinois by Octavia Roberts (1918). Hornby, a founder of the Rockport (Me.) Art Colony, was an illustrator, lithographer, watercolor artist and war correspondent in World War I. Roberts, who grew up in Springfield, was a Maine resident for much of her married life.

This entry was posted in Arts and letters, Lincoln Home, Lincoln, Abraham, Photos and photosets and tagged . Bookmark the permalink.

1 Response to Lincoln Home, 1918

  1. Nancy Chapin says:

    Fascinating little book written by Octavia. She was a very talented young woman. She wrote plays and skits for the Anti Rust Club and at least one of her plays was later published and utilized elsewhere.

Leave a Reply to Nancy Chapin Cancel reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *