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Frank Vining Smith

 (1879 - 1967)
Frank Vining Smith was active/lived in Massachusetts.  Frank Smith is known for marine-ship, wildlife, illustration.

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Frank Vining Smith


The following is from Sandra Burke of Belchertown, Massachusetts.  She is a relative and collector of the work of the artist.


Frank Vining Smith, we affectionately called him "Smithy", was a distant cousin of mine. Although somewhat far-removed on the family tree, we were very close.  I spent the greater part of my childhood summers, from age four on, with Smithy and his family.  For many years he resided with his wife Nella Lesta Bonney, her sister Florence Bonney, and their dear friend, Ednah Blanchard at their High Street home in Hingham, Massachusetts.

Smithy painted murals on the dining room walls of the house in Hingham.  On the west wall he created a typical New England harbor scene, a great brig  ...  Displaying 750 of 7412 characters.



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About  Frank Vining Smith

Born:  1879 - South Abington, Massachusetts
Died:   1967 - Hingham, Massachusetts
Known for:  marine-ship, wildlife, illustration