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Drawing for the New Milford House. [New Milford Historical Society]. Chief Waramaug Green.

  • ARTIST: George Nelson

  • MEDIUM: Pencil drawing,

    DATE: c.1945.

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 13 x 10" (33.1 x 25.3 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: This drawing by Nelson shows a papier-mache horse named Chief Waramaug Green. <br><br> "The white horse was brought in by rail in 1918 and spent every day outside of Green’s Warehouse on Bridge Street until 1986 when the warehouse closed and Chief Waramaug was donated to the historical society. Sherman Dudley Green had acquired the warehouse in 1912, when the tobacco industry was at its peak, and introduced the horse when he added saddlery products." - K. Koerting, NewsTimes, 2018

  • ADDITIONAL INFO: Signed in ink. Inscribed "Drawing for the New Milford Horse."

  • CONDITION: Very good condition.