- Item 1500 - Henry Beston, Nobleboro, ca. 1950
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- Item 1500
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Black and white portrait photograph of Henry Beston Sheahan (1888-1968) with the following inscription, "For Charles Campbell Esqr, Gratefully Henry Beston."Show Details
A naturalist and writer, he was a graduate of Harvard. He began writing children's books under the name "Henry Beston" and became known by that name.
He and his wife, Elizabeth Coatsworth, a poet and novelist, bought Chimney Farm in Nobleboro in the early 1930s.