(1868 - 1954)
Charles Henry Sawyer was active/lived in Rhode Island, Maine. Charles Sawyer is known for hand-colored pictorial landscape photographs.
Biography Charles Sawyer
The following is from Peter Kostoulakos, AOA, NEAA: Fine Art Consultant, www.pkart.com
Charles Henry Sawyer (1868-1954)
Charles Henry Sawyer was in the business of producing hand-colored photographs. He was in direct competition with his peer and former employer, Wallace Nutting. Sawyer created beautiful scenic hand-painted photographic landscapes for the tourist trade. These small, colorful pictures were like the postcards of today. Travelers would bring them home for their own memories or give them to friends and family to decorate their walls. Most of his scenes are of New Hampshire, but he also produced pieces depicting Maine, and the Monterey Coast.
He was a pictorialist who used the
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