Norman Rockwell Museum

 

Hours

Norman Rockwell Museum is Open 7 days a week year-round

May – October and holidays:

open daily: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Thursdays: 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. (July/August 2015)
Rockwell’s Studio open May through October.

November – April: open daily:

Weekdays: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Weekends and holidays: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Holiday Closings:

The Museum is Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day

 

 

 

Admission

Members: FREE
Adults: $18.00
Seniors (65+): $17.00
College students with ID: $10.00
Children/teens 6 — 18: $6.00
Children 5 and under: FREE

Official Museum Website

www.nrm.org

 

 

 

Directions

Norman Rockwell Museum
9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262

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(0205) Height of Land Portage

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Height of Land Portage
FES Title: Height of land portage
Alternate Titles: Height of Land (Showing ‘Blaise’on tree)
[1931]; Height of Land — The Water Shed Between Lake St. John and Lake Mistassini [1934]; “Height of Land” Canada [1972]
Date: 01/1904
Size: 17″H x 11″W
Medium: oil-crayon-paper
Type: landscape
Published: Schoonover, Frank E. The Edge of the Wilderness, edited by Cortlandt Schoonover. Toronto: Methuen, 1974: 25.
caption: Height of Land Portage

The Sewell C. Biggs Collection of American Art: A Catalogue. Dover, DE: Biggs Museum of American Art, 2002: 402.
caption: Height of Land

Inscription: lr: Frank E. Schoonover Canada – 1904 Jan / “Height of Land”
Annotations:
Exhibitions: 1931 FES; 1934 Wesleyan; 1972 FES; 1977 FES
Comments: TP image from Biggs Museum; non-trany 4×5; index; edit
Commentary: “The day started well and we reached the end of Obokamiga Lake, paddling out four or five miles per hour. There we took the Height of Land portage, which is about a mile long.” (trip diary) See #194 for further commentary.

Provenance: Artist; Helen L. Card, Latendorf Bookshop, New York (as of December 6, 1962); The Chester Marron Collection, Christiana, Pennsylvania (1972 exhibition); Sewell C. Biggs, Middletown, Delaware; Sewell C. Biggs Museum of American Art, Dover, Delaware
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