Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Wednesday Wyeth

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    1. I found this ages ago, and in my notes it says Treasure Island, but I'm not sure that's correct.

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  2. Not Hornblower and Napolean, but General Washington and the short lad is a son of Colonel Markham.

    The title of the painting appears to be 'What is your name, my boy?'

    Which seems to be from a story in the Children's Book of Patriotic Stories: The Spirit of '76.

    Links:

    http://www.wikipaintings.org/en/n-c-wyeth/what-is-your-name-my-boy#supersized-artistPaintings-248660

    http://books.google.com/books?id=QuSRraCeX3YC&pg=PA172&lpg=PA172&dq=Why,+This+Map+is+Invaluable.+What+is+Your+Name,+My+Boy?&source=bl&ots=qfzLlM7KRN&sig=-_vYqUI9wfNMNPLaig1nQ_OfqH0&hl=en&sa=X&ei=yTMOUtXkC9KyygHen4DgCA&ved=0CEoQ6AEwBg#v=onepage&q=Why%2C%20This%20Map%20is%20Invaluable.%20What%20is%20Your%20Name%2C%20My%20Boy%3F&f=false

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