Metcalfe Museum

Have you seen Augusta’s painting “Jack and Fly?” It is an ink wash, dated 1900 and it depicts her dog holding the rein of a horse. It has a fun story behind it. Augusta had drew an advertisement for a firm in Michigan. As payment, she received a pair of Indestructible Hameless collars. This newest painting showcasing the rein was exchanged for teaching Augusta lessons on horsemanship! There are a multitude of stories like this where Augusta’s paintings were traded for something of value for Augusta. Have you heard any of them? If so, we would love to hear them!…

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