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Borkowski Collection

Borkowski

Overview

A student of history since adolescence when Mrs. Henry N. Flynt, a mentor and founder of Historic Deerfield along with her husband, arranged for me to become a guide there, my keen interest in history has grown since arriving in Provincetown in the mid-1980’s.  I have collected materials and studied the various areas that have interested me about Provincetown, regardless of their seeming randomness, which began with a chance purchase of some glass plate negatives that touched off a quest to understand the history of the art colony.  My work with the Town of Provincetown Art Collection further informed me.  Other avenues of historical exploration presented themselves during my research into the lives of Edna Boies Hopkins, Blanche Lazzell and E. Ambrose Webster.  Such work was started in preparation for monographs on these local artists by many fine art historians who I was fortunate enough to assist in their research. [More...]

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  • Robyn Watson Gallery Preview
    An announcement of the 2001 opening of the Robyn Watson Gallery, 432 Commercial Street,...
    Collection: Borkowski
    Format: Artwork
    Subjects: Advertising, Advertising fliers, Art, Art galleries, Commercial
  • Robyn Watson Gallery: opening announcement
    Postcard announcing the 2001 opening of the Robyn Watson Gallery, and a schedule of foreign trips...
    Collection: Borkowski
    Format: Text
    Subjects: Advertising, Advertising fliers, Art, Art galleries, Commercial
  • Town of Provincetown Art Collection Exhibit
    A December 21, 2007 announcement of Provincetown Art Association and Museum exhibit of the Town...
    Collection: Borkowski
    Format: Newsprint
    Subjects: Art, Provincetown Art Association & Museum, Hawthorne, Charles
  • Town Art at New Library, 2007 article
    An August 2, 2007 article from the Provincetown Banner discussing the hanging of selections from...
    Collection: Borkowski
    Format: Artwork
    Subjects: Art, Kemp, Harry
  • Lypsinka
    Advertisement from the Provincetown Banner, advertising a performance by "Lypsinka",...
    Collection: Borkowski
    Format: Text
    Subjects: Advertising, Advertising fliers
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