Bennington Museum, Bennington, VT Photos

The Bennington Museum in Vermont started its collection in 1852. It has a fine collection of New England paintings, furniture, glass, items of local history and Bennington Pottery.

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Bennington Museum opened in 1928 in a former stone church building with a collection started in 1852. Bennington, VT.Civil War memorial plaque by William Gordon Huff at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT."Ethan Allen to Sulkey" weathervane by Cushing & White of Waltham, MA at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Detail of "Ethan Allen to Sulkey" weathervane by Cushing & White of Waltham, MA at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.
Bennington Museum opened in 1928 in a former stone church building (1855) with a collection started in 1852. Bennington, VT.Civil War memorial plaque (1929) by William Gordon Huff at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT."Ethan Allen to Sulkey" weathervane (c1870) by Cushing & White of Waltham, MA at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Detail of "Ethan Allen to Sulkey" weathervane (c1870) by Cushing & White of Waltham, MA at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.
American art gallery at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Paul Brigham portrait by William Jennys at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Lydia Sawyer Brigham portrait by William Jennys at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Portrait of a Lady by Rembrandt Peale at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.
American art gallery at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Paul Brigham portrait (c1802) by William Jennys at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Lydia Sawyer Brigham portrait (c1802) by William Jennys at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Portrait of a Lady (c1805) by Rembrandt Peale at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.
Julius Norton portrait by Erastus Salisbury Field at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Woman & Child portrait by Erastus Salisbury Field at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.View of Bennington painting by Ralph Earl at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.View of Old Bennington, Vermont painting by Daniel Folger Bigelow at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.
Julius Norton portrait (c1840) by Erastus Salisbury Field at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Woman & Child portrait (c1840) by Erastus Salisbury Field at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.View of Bennington painting (1798) by Ralph Earl at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.View of Old Bennington, Vermont painting (c1870) by Daniel Folger Bigelow at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.
Street Musician painting by William Morris Hunt at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Elaine portrait by William Morris Hunt at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Banks of St. Johns River by William Morris Hunt at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.William H. Bradford painting by William Van Zandt at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.
Street Musician painting (c1870) by William Morris Hunt at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Elaine portrait (1873-4) by William Morris Hunt at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Banks of St. Johns River (1873-4) by William Morris Hunt at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.William H. Bradford painting (1894) by William Van Zandt at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.
May Palmer portrait by Frederick MacMonnies at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Deer Season painting by Rockwell Kent at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Charley Smith & His Barn painting by Francis Colburn at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Battle of Bennington room at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.
May Palmer portrait (1901-2) by Frederick MacMonnies at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Deer Season painting (c1921-3) by Rockwell Kent at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Charley Smith & His Barn painting (c1939) by Francis Colburn at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Battle of Bennington room at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.
Battle of Bennington painting by Alonzo Chappel at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Prisoners Taken at Battle of Bennington on Aug. 16, 1777 painting by Leroy Williams, WPA artist at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Battle of Bennington on Aug. 16, 1777, relief map of at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.John Stark plaster model for monument by Richard H. Recchia at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.
Battle of Bennington painting by Alonzo Chappel at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Prisoners Taken at Battle of Bennington on Aug. 16, 1777 painting (1930s) by Leroy Williams, WPA artist at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Battle of Bennington on Aug. 16, 1777, relief map (1927) of at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.John Stark plaster model for monument (1953) by Richard H. Recchia at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.
Wood barrel-style canteens at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Cartridge Box carried by Timothy Jones of MA at Battle of Bennington at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.British military drum captured at Battle of Bennington at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Powder horn with map of Hudson River through Lake Champlain at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.
Wood barrel-style canteens (late 18th C) at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Cartridge Box (1765-75) carried by Timothy Jones of MA at Battle of Bennington at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.British military drum (1757) captured at Battle of Bennington at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Powder horn (1760) with map of Hudson River through Lake Champlain at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.
Powder horn with engraved marching troops at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Collection of Vermont-made firearms at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Portrait of newspaper editor & abolitionist William Lloyd Garrison at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Poster recruiting for Civil War troops at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.
Powder horn (1758) with engraved marching troops at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Collection of Vermont-made firearms at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Portrait of newspaper editor & abolitionist William Lloyd Garrison at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Poster (1861) recruiting for Civil War troops at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.
Civil War uniforms with cutaway Zouave style at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Civil War uniform cap at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Graphic of Union Army entering Richmond Apr. 3, 1865 at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Compassionate Enemy painting by Julian Scott at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.
Civil War uniforms with cutaway Zouave style at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Civil War uniform cap at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Graphic of Union Army entering Richmond Apr. 3, 1865 at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Compassionate Enemy painting (1879) by Julian Scott at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.
Mourning rosette for Abraham Lincoln at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Funeral obsequies for Abraham Lincoln in Rutland, VT on Apr. 19, 1865 at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Civil War Soldier's Memorial for 1st Reg. Co. G of Vermont Cavalry by Currier & Ives at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Civil War United States Military Record for Vermont State Volunteer Infantry by N.B. Adams of Schroeder & Sanders at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.
Mourning rosette for Abraham Lincoln at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Funeral obsequies for Abraham Lincoln in Rutland, VT on Apr. 19, 1865 at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Civil War Soldier's Memorial for 1st Reg. Co. G of Vermont Cavalry by Currier & Ives at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Civil War United States Military Record for Vermont State Volunteer Infantry by N.B. Adams of Schroeder & Sanders at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.
Gallery of American art at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.High chest of drawers attrib. to John Dunlap or Samuel Dunlap of southern NH at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Chest-on-chest attrib. to southern NH at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Sideboard from Windsor, VT at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.
Gallery of American art at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.High chest of drawers (1775-1830) attrib. to John Dunlap or Samuel Dunlap of southern NH at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Chest-on-chest (c1800) attrib. to southern NH at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Sideboard (c1798) from Windsor, VT at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.
Slant-front desk from Bennington, VT at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Chest of drawers attrib. to western VT at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Half sideboard from Windsor, VT at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Arm chair by unknown, rocking chair by Henry F. Dewey & Windsor chair prob. by Amasa Elwell all from Bennington, VT at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.
Slant-front desk (1783) from Bennington, VT at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Chest of drawers (1810-20) attrib. to western VT at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Half sideboard (1810-15) from Windsor, VT at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Arm chair (1815-35) by unknown, rocking chair (1838) by Henry F. Dewey & Windsor chair (c1800) prob. by Amasa Elwell all from Bennington, VT at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.
Side chair at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Second Empire style sofa prob. by John B Warner of Wallingford & Manchester, VT at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Tilt-top tripod tea table with sliding mechanism attrib. to Jedediah Dewey of Bennington, VT at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Heritage Vermont furniture & portrait gallery at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.
Side chair (1780-90) at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Second Empire style sofa (c1826-31) prob. by John B Warner of Wallingford & Manchester, VT at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Tilt-top tripod tea table with sliding mechanism (1714-78) attrib. to Jedediah Dewey of Bennington, VT at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Heritage Vermont furniture & portrait gallery at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.
Dewey family portraits over bureau from Windsor County, VT at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Blanket chest with painted decoration prob. from Shaftsbury, VT at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Chest of drawers by Daniel Loomis of Shaftsbury, VT at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Leather fire bucket at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.
Dewey family portraits (c1840) over bureau (1810-20) from Windsor County, VT at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Blanket chest with painted decoration (c1825) prob. from Shaftsbury, VT at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Chest of drawers (1798-1833) by Daniel Loomis of Shaftsbury, VT at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Leather fire bucket (1790-1820) at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.
Salesman sample of mowing machine by Walter A. Wood's Mowing & Reaping Machine Co. of Hoosick Falls, NY at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Parlor organ by Estey Organ Co. of Brattleboro, VT at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Umbrella stand by H.T. Cushman Manuf. Co. of North Bennington, VT at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Acorn table lamp by Louis Comfort Tiffany at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.
Salesman sample of mowing machine (c1880) by Walter A. Wood's Mowing & Reaping Machine Co. of Hoosick Falls, NY at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Parlor organ (c1882) by Estey Organ Co. of Brattleboro, VT at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Umbrella stand (c1891-2) by H.T. Cushman Manuf. Co. of North Bennington, VT at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Acorn table lamp (c1895) by Louis Comfort Tiffany at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.
Peacock table mirror by Louis Comfort Tiffany at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Collection of early American glass at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Mottled glass at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Glass items decorated with glass strands at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.
Peacock table mirror (c1905) by Louis Comfort Tiffany at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Collection of early American glass at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Mottled glass at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Glass items decorated with glass strands at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.
Candy cane glass at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Collection of early American glass at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Colored glass at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Collection of New England glass whale oil lamps at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.
Candy cane glass at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Collection of early American glass at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Colored glass at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Collection of New England glass whale oil lamps (1830-40) at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.
Collection of New England pressed glass miniature toy tableware at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Colored pressed glass candlestick & compots supported by dolphins prob. from Pittsburgh, PA at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Pressed glass Bunker Hill tray by Gillinder & Sons of Philadelphia, PA & Abraham Lincoln mug at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Pressed glass U.S. Grant plate prob. by Adams & Co. of Pittsburgh, PA at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.
Collection of New England pressed glass miniature toy tableware (1835-50) at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Colored pressed glass candlestick & compots supported by dolphins (1860-80) prob. from Pittsburgh, PA at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Pressed glass Bunker Hill tray (c1876) by Gillinder & Sons of Philadelphia, PA & Abraham Lincoln mug (c1881) at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Pressed glass U.S. Grant plate (c1885) prob. by Adams & Co. of Pittsburgh, PA at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.
Glass tumbler with fused red stain made for Chicago World's Fair in York Herringbone Pattern from Pittsburgh, PA at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Yellow pressed glass cruet with fist stopper from Pittsburgh, PA & blue pressed glass cruet set by Bellaire Goblet Co. of Bellaire, OH at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Green glass with applied gold Delaware-pattern pitcher from Pittsburgh, PA at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Gallery at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.
Glass tumbler with fused red stain made for Chicago World's Fair (1893) in York Herringbone Pattern from Pittsburgh, PA at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Yellow pressed glass cruet with fist stopper (1880-1900) from Pittsburgh, PA & blue pressed glass cruet set (1890-1900) by Bellaire Goblet Co. of Bellaire, OH at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Green glass with applied gold Delaware-pattern pitcher (1890-1910) from Pittsburgh, PA at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Gallery at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.
Tall case clock movement by Daniel Burnap of East Windsor, CT & case prob. by Hezekiah Kelly of Norwich, VT at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Tall case clock movement by Nathan Hale & case from Windsor, VT at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Tall case clock from Bennington, VT at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Face of tall case clock from Bennington, VT at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.
Tall case clock (c1793) movement by Daniel Burnap of East Windsor, CT & case prob. by Hezekiah Kelly of Norwich, VT at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Tall case clock (c1790) movement by Nathan Hale & case from Windsor, VT at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Tall case clock (c1800) from Bennington, VT at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Face of tall case clock (c1800) from Bennington, VT at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.
Early spice box with cloves, ginger, sage, pepper, nutmeg, allspice & cassia at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Early American silver collection at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Silver tankard from MA at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Silver presentation pitcher by John Crawford of New York City at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.
Early spice box with cloves, ginger, sage, pepper, nutmeg, allspice & cassia (cinnamon) at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Early American silver collection at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Silver tankard (c1770) from MA at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Silver presentation pitcher (c1820) by John Crawford of New York City at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.
Sheffield plate teapot from Catamount Tavern in Old Bennington at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Cast iron Green Mountain Parlor Stove #3 by H.J. Ruggles Foundry, Poultney, VT at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Parlor stove with Gothic-style panels at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Pony sewing machine at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.
Sheffield plate teapot (19th C) from Catamount Tavern in Old Bennington at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Cast iron Green Mountain Parlor Stove #3 (c1850) by H.J. Ruggles Foundry, Poultney, VT at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Parlor stove with Gothic-style panels at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Pony sewing machine at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.
W.H.C. child's sled at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.


W.H.C. child's sled at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.



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