Concord Ornamental Painter John Burgum and the Artistry of Carriage Painting

Ferrell, Merri; Augerson, Christopher
June 2011
Historical New Hampshire;Summer2011, Vol. 65 Issue 1, p30
Academic Journal
The article presents an examination of the carriage painting industry and the career of John Burgum, an ornamental painter of Concord carriages. It discusses the importance of the carriage industry in the 19th century, examines the role of the Concord carriage and Concord, New Hampshire in the carriage industry and discusses the role of carriage painters. It discusses Burgum's employment at the Abbot-Downing Company and examines his sketch books, patterns, painting and other works that have been preserved by the New Hampshire Historical Society.


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