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Painter Anderson

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 23
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1991
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s6sq8xj8
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 324501
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6sq8xj8

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Title Painter Anderson
Description FIRST PLACE ANECDOTE PAINTER ANDERSON Dorothy Jacobs Buchanan 680 East 1st South Salt Lake City, Utah 84102 He wore a shabby leather cap} nondescript clothes and often smoked a pipe. He was medium height, walked Denmark. Rumor had it that he had painted in the king's palace. He was a man who understood how to bring bright-ness and beauty into the world for people to appreciate. One of the first house painters in Mt. Pleasant, "Painter" Anderson specialized in decorating the interiors of homes as the owners desired. When my grandparents built their home on the corner of Second South and State, they asked Mr. Anderson to paint the house and especially decorate the dining room and parlor, which he proceeded to do in an impressive manner. In the dining room he painted an eighteen-inch border of various nature scenes, extending from the top of the wallpaper to the ceiling. How clearly I remember lying on my grandmother's tufted red sofa and admiring those fascinating scenes - water falls, rivers, trees and flowers, mountain peaks, lakes, and more. I see them now in my For the parlor he molded shapes of fruits and leaves, which he painted exquisitely, then clustered them around the handsome chandelier centered in the ceiling. He also painted a border around the edge of the ceiling using the Years later, someone removed the paintings in the remains exactly the same as when "Painter" Anderson so 93
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 23
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 324378
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6sq8xj8/324378