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Spring 2002 New Art Work Added

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Two new additions have been made to the many artworks housed in the library. A seascape titled, “Surging Waters-Ogunquit, Maine,” was done by late-nineteenth-century American impressionist oil painter William Otis Swett, Jr., who lived in New England. Secondly, an antique secular tapestry depicting an idyllic garden scene, which measures 14 x 18 inches, was installed. […]

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Fall 2001 -PAS 75th  Anniversary, Veteran’s Day

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In conjunction with the Portsmouth Abbey School 75th anniversary weekend in September, a large display was mounted in the library. On display were books written by alumni, faculty and parents of alumni. Father Damian brought memorabilia from the early years of the school for the glass display case, including diplomas and commencement lists from the […]

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1999-2000 Father Damian Shells

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During the three summer months it is a challenge to find an appropriate display because of the strong sun that comes through the skylight above the glass topped case. Father Damian came across a unique solution with his “shell sculpture” collection. During the formative years a monk does “Labora.”  One activity (useful in confining winter […]