179 Bellville Ave., Bloomfield, NJ (1944).
A cove, perhaps near Westport, CT, (Compo Cove?) on Long Island Sound (1965).
Afritz am See, Austria.
Arundel Castle: ship taken by Gaylord Starin White as a young man. New York to London!
A yellow house, possibly in Austria.
Austrian (probably) buildings.
Text on the back of "Austrian (probably) buildings." FCW recycled paper!
Houses that may be located in Austria.
A church in Sofia, Bulgaria.
The worldly belongings of a family that appear to have been evicted are piled near railroad tracks.
Distressed Ship (might not be by F. C. Wells)
Elizabeth Street North, possibly Charleston, SC.
A mountain scene somewhere in Europe--likely Austria or Switzerland.
Broadway director/playwright, George Abbot's, house. Near Merriewald Club. 36 Merriewold Club Road, Forestburgh, NY. Built by his sister, Polly, according to Abbott's autobiography. (Lucy Mize collection.)
George Abbot house, after falling on hard times.
Guggenheim Museum, perspective drawing by Holden & McLaughlin Associates (where FC Wells worked). Circa 1956.
Guggenheim Museum, 88th St. & 5th Ave., New York City. Under construction II. Gottscho-Schleisner, Inc., photographer. 12 Nov 1957.
Harbor scene. No known location.
Hayfields, Lake Placid.
European scene with horses and a coach in the fog. (Lucy Mize collection.)
Horton residence: 258 Avenue de Tervueren, Brussels.
According to Jeff Wells: “Howard, Herman, and Heifers.” Herman was the horse we had summer of ’63. It’s a New Yorker cover which Frankie Pop altered.
Lighthouse. (Allison White collection.)
Little Church, Georgetown, CT. (Lucy Mize collection.)
"Live Bait" sign; oil painting. Boat in marshland (1942). (Jeremy Butler collection.)
Boat in marshland (1942), verso, showing patch where Jerry Butler put his foot through.
"Live Bait" sign; wood-cut print. Boat in marshland (1942).
Millstatt Abbey (German: Stift Millstatt) is a former monastery in Millstatt, Austria. Established by Benedictine monks about 1070, it ranks among the most important Romanesque buildings in the state of Carinthia.
Millstatt Abbey, verso.
Millstatt Abbey (German: Stift Millstatt), photograph.
"Guard Lock, Boonton". Painting by F.C. Wells, Jr. Likely in the 1940 or '50s.
Photograph of "Boat ascedngin plane, Morris and Essex Canal, Boonton, N.J.)" (Library of Congress)
No. 9 East Guignard St. Possibly Charleston, SC.
Poem by Austrian Josef Weinheber (1892-1945)--with some misspellings. See original: http://peregrinus-cantans.de/kalender.html
Railroad crossing (original photograph). (Chris Horton collection.)
Railroad crossing (brightened). (Chris Horton collection.)
The "sun" rising behind the barn is actually a camera flash.
Schooner Jacob M. Haskell. (Allison White collection)
Schooner Jacob M. Haskell, verso.
Schooner Octavia. (Lydia Beaulieu collection.) The Octavia was owned by Miles Downs's company in the late 19th century. It sank 9 May 1874. (Lydia Beaulieu collection.)
Schooner Octavia. (Lydia Beaulieu collection.) The Octavia was owned by Miles Downs's company in the late 19th century. It sank 9 May 1874.
Plaque: "Montclair Art Association. Honorable Mention for Oils. Eleventh Annual New Jersey State Exhibition 1941."
State Street, maybe Charleston, SC.
Probably Fixed Light in Whale Cove, Bay of Fundy, but on the back it says: "Travels of Gaylord S. White. Swallow Tail Light. Grand Manan Aug. 25 1880". (Transcription on back in Tilda's White's handwriting.)
"Travels of Gaylord S. White. Swallow Tail Light. Grand Manan Aug. 25 1880". Tilda's White's handwriting.
Urban-itis (1943). Submitted to the Portrait of American competition, run by Artists for Victory, Inc. "Sponsored by Pepsi-Cola Company."
Urban-itis (1943), verso.
Westport (Howard Wells collection, via Jeff Wells).
Whale, car, lighthouse.