Patterson & Hyde: Nostalgia for the Age of Sail

Explore five of Maine Maritime Museum's most significant paintings—what do they tell us about the continued importance of maritime culture?

By Maine Maritime Museum

Sponsored by Dick and Doris Lemieux

"Remarkable Series of Paintings Placed on the Walls at Elmhurst." (1933-12-14) by The Bath IndependentMaine Maritime Museum

Introduction
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Ship Henry B. Hyde off Seguin Island, Maine, Patterson, Charles Robert, 1933, From the collection of: Maine Maritime Museum
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The Ship Henry B. Hyde in the North East Trade Winds off the Coast of South America, Patterson, Charles Robert, 1933, From the collection of: Maine Maritime Museum
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Ship Henry B. Hyde Rounding Cape Horn Western Passage, Patterson, Charles Robert, 1933, From the collection of: Maine Maritime Museum
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The Henry B. Hyde entering the Golden Gate, Patterson, Charles Robert, 1933, From the collection of: Maine Maritime Museum
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John Holmes HydeMaine Maritime Museum

John Holmes Hyde
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Bath Iron Works - Maine (1936) by Berry, Carroll ThayerMaine Maritime Museum

BIW in the 1930s
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Ship Henry B. Hyde off Seguin Island, Maine (1933) by Patterson, Charles RobertMaine Maritime Museum

1: Off Seguin Island, Overview
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Cargo & Signal Flags
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Tug Seguin and Seguin Island
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The Ship Henry B. Hyde in the North East Trade Winds off the Coast of South America (1933) by Patterson, Charles RobertMaine Maritime Museum

2: The Trade Winds
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Ship Henry B. Hyde Rounding Cape Horn Western Passage (1933) by Patterson, Charles RobertMaine Maritime Museum

3: Cape Horn
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The Henry B. Hyde entering the Golden Gate (1933) by Patterson, Charles RobertMaine Maritime Museum

4: Golden Gate, Overview
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Feluccas, Patterson's Style
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A Narrative Bookend
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Letter to Mark Hennessy, June 19, p. 2, Charles Robert Patterson, 1932-06-19, From the collection of: Maine Maritime Museum
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Letter to Mark Hennessy, March 30, Charles Robert Patterson, 1932-03-30, From the collection of: Maine Maritime Museum
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Letter to Mark Hennessy, June 19, p.1, Charles Robert Patterson, 1932-06-19, From the collection of: Maine Maritime Museum
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Report Me All Well (1933) by Patterson, Charles RobertMaine Maritime Museum

Report Me All Well
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Grace Line Advertisement (1939)Maine Maritime Museum

Grace Line Advertisement
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Report Me All Well (1933) by Patterson, Charles RobertMaine Maritime Museum

Impasto, Underpainting
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"Report Me All Well", Signal Flags
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Conclusion
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Credits: Story

SPECIAL THANKS
Eleanor Fenn Berg, Joan Fenn Ferguson, Diana Fenn Schultz, Helen Fenn Wilson, Nina Hyde Knights, Jeffrey Hyde Knights, Gretchen Knights Geddis and John Geddis, Heidi Knights Adams, Sally Hyde Knights, Heidi H. Perkins, Edmond A. Hoggard, Stephen H. Hoggard, Jack Hoggard, and the family of Nancy Hyde Hoggard

Bob Webb
Nathan Lipfert
Anne Witty

ADDITIONAL RESEARCH
Elizabeth Beaudoin
Gretchen Knights Geddis
Lincoln Paine
Hyde School

CURATORIAL DEPARTMENT
Christopher Timm, Chief Curator
Kelly Page, Collections & Library Services Manager
Paul Fuller, Assistant Curator

MUSIC AND AUDIO
"Hurry Home" - Teddy Stauffer
"Cocktail" - Erhard Bauschke
"Roll the Old Chariot" - Miscellania

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