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Joseph C. Claghorn [1869-1947]


[From the Community Collection, a public trust in Agincourt, Iowa]

CLAGHORN, Joseph C. (1869-1947)

“Hill Country”

soft ground etching / 8 7/8 inches by 9 7/8 inches (image)

n.d. (ca1930)

Philadelphia born, Joseph Conover Claghorn (1869-1947) was active/lived in District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania as a painter and etcher whose subjects included landscapes, figures, portraits, and buildings such as Independence Hall in Philadelphia. He was also an instructor in arts and crafts and is known for a mural he painted for the Chamber of Commerce in Florida.

This is one of five works given anonymously in memory of Amity Burroughs Flynn.

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