Daily Archives: September 1, 2017

Puvis de Chavannes on exhibit at Allerton Park

Last year, this vintage postcard gave unexpected proof that this painting actually exhibited in the Allerton House. A copy of a 1955 letter in the University Archives about Robert Allerton’s request for the loan of the painting gave rise to … Continue reading

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Charioteers and Racing Minds

Two gloved and goggled Park volunteers on scaffolding armed with buckets and hand brushes recently scrubbed the pedestal of a Charioteer. The mild weather and shady location undoubtedly made this task a pleasant one. A dedicated force of volunteers serve … Continue reading

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Music at the Park – Then and Now

Maybe this is Flashback Friday. Before there was a flatbed trailer for a stage, there were folding chairsĀ for performers and a long cord for amplifier and speakers in the Brick Garden. Those were the days…. Local Hot Iron String Band … Continue reading

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