VOLUME 19/NUMBER 4/FALL 2021 $7.50
IN THIS ISSUE: Victorian Connecticut—Far and Away from our Puritan Roots
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On the cover: Detail, Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company, The Hector Window, 1898. Courtesy of Hilton C. Buley Library. See story page 18.
pg 9 Hog River Journal: “Excess and Empire”
By Elizabeth J. Normen
pg 10 Letters, etc.
pg 13 From the State Historian: Albert Pope and the Extraordinary Ordinary
By Walter W. Woodward
Pg 14 Finding Freedom Through the Daguerreotype
Augustus Washington sets up shop in Hartford and Liberia.
By Deborah Willis
Pg 18 Stowe’s Victorian Home For Our Time
Evolving interpretations of Harriet’s house bring us up to date.
By Briann Greenfield and Beth Burgess
Pg 23 Tiffany’s Stunning Church Windows
By Tanya Pohrt
Pg 26 The Victorian Philanthropy of John Fox Slater and William Albert Slater
The legacy of a father and son’s generosity.
By Vivian Zoë
Pg 32 National Archives Month Poster from Connecticut State Library
Pg 34 Wong Kai Kah Comes of Age in Connecticut
By Simon Leung
Pg 36 A “Mystic-Built” Schooner for the Centennial
By Rebecca Bayreuther Donohue
Pg 38 Precious Memories Captured in Hair
Mourning through locks and tresses.
By Helen Sheumaker
Pg 42 The Lockwoods’ Opulent Elm Park
By Mimi Findlay
Pg 46 The Height of Fashion in Funerary Art
By Beverly Lucas
Pg 50 Site Lines: The Innovation of Palliser, Palliser & Company
By Emily Clark
Pg 52 Building Art of Clay
By Mary M. Donohue
Pg 55 CT History for Kids: Art for Everyone