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Sisson, Laurence Collection
film (1,000 ft.) : sd., col. : 16 mm. print.
Collection contains an educational/cultural work, "Maine's Harvesters of the Sea," about the fishing industry in Maine including lobstering, sardine fishing, clam digging, harvesting shrimp, sea urchins, and scallops. Artist Laurence Sisson, his work and studio in Maine are discussed, as are industry topics such as new fishing technology and the importance of environmental conservation. See also Clif Reynolds Collection.
Laurence Sisson (born 1928) moved to Boothbay Harbor, Maine, in 1950. Sisson was artist/director of the Portland School of Art in 1953; he provides commentary in "Maine's Harvesters of the Sea." A 1993 retrospective of Sisson's Maine paintings. WorldCat
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