|Electra Havemeyer Webb Memorial Building, Shelburne Museum, Shelburne, Vermont.|
|The Shelburne Museum (of art and everything else).|
|Besides an excursion steamer (below), Shelburne has its own lighthouse (miles from the lake) and a round barn.|
|The Ticonderoga last sailed in 1953 before being hauled over|
two miles to Shelburne. The cost? No one talks about that.
|Electra would have been about seven when the portrait |
above was commissioned.
|Unlike many of her fellow art collectors, and her own parents, Electra Havemeyer Webb showed a distinct preference for American art, especially Folk art.|
|Contemporary quilt Exhibit, by Velda Newman|
|Pizzagalli Center for Art and Education, Shelburne, Vermont.|
|The Shelburne Museum is located seven|
miles south of Burlington, VT, on US 7 south.
Summer adult admission is $24. During the
winter months that drops to $10
(speeding fines not included).