#255. The Old House. 11 x 8, oil on canvas. Signed. Painting #224 shows the same mill building. Offered as EBay item # 2602033408955 on 24 Jan 2008, buy-it-now price $1,100; no bids. The lot included a copy of the book Memoir, Gilbert Munger, Landscape Artist, 1836-1903, The De Vinne Press, NYC, 1904. The Document Archive contains a 21 Mar 1870 San Francisco Examiner article mentioning a Munger painting titled The Old Mill (Maryland). It was in an exhibition/sale that also contained other Munger paintings of the Virginia and Maryland countryside. That may locate this mill for us. Image from EBay website.
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