Who Was Wallace Nutting?
Have you seen any of Wallace Nutting’s hand colored photographs?
Wallace Nutting. 1861-1941 was born and died in Massachusetts. He actually started his career as a minister. At age 43 because of health issues, he had to retire. He loved the New England countryside and started taking photographs of the landscapes. These are his most famous works.
People loved and could afford his hand colored photographs. In addition to nature, he was also fond of the “colonial” period and took many photographs of colonial motifs in homes and dress.
He also started manufacturing colonial reproduction furniture at a price that was affordable. He brought back the colonial look, especially “The Windsor Chair.”
He was the author of several books these subjects.