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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(0215) Ermine in Trap

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Ermine in Trap
FES Title: Ermine in Trap
Alternate Titles:
Date: 1904
Size: 0″H x 0″W
Medium: oil-crayonBR
Type: illustration
Published: Schoonover, Frank E. “Breaking Trail.” Scribner’s Magazine, May 1905: 576.
caption: A weasel caught in a mink trap.

Schoonover, Frank E. The Edge of Wilderness, edited by Cortlandt Schoonover. Toronto: Methuen, 1974: 97.
caption: A Weasel Caught in a Mink Trap; 1904.

Inscription: mr: F.E.S.
Annotations:
Exhibitions:
Comments: index; edit
Commentary: “Going the rounds of the traps is a routine that never varies, and yet it possesses an ever-changing interest – the chance of a catch, the hazards of the wilderness, the constant variations of snow and cold…” (trip diary)
Regardless of the captions given above, the animal that is caught in the lynx trap (known as a cabane) is an ermine. See #194 and #214 for further commentary.
Provenance: Not known
Current Owner:
2016-11-14T10:38:52+00:00