Two Paintings by Sarah Haven Foster
Sarah Fsoter painted thousands of small watercolor images, including many of historic Portsmouth, NH buildings. This 19th century watercolor shows the Shaefe Warehouse on the Piscataqua River. The structure stands today and includes a small museum within Prescott Park off Marcy Street. Her paintings have rarely been seen. (Image ©1999 by Portsmouth Public Library)
See modern Shaefe photo
"The Stavers Hotel"
Sarah Foster's version of what she calls "The Stavers Hotel" on Court Street in Portsmouth. Today the building survives as the William Pitt Tavern, fully restored by Masons (it was an early Masonic meeting place) and part of Strawbery Banke Museum. (Image ©1999 by Portsmouth Public Library)
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Click to see Sarah's painting of the Smuttynose Murder house. (1827-1900)
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