Painting of the Snouffer Family Home


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Painting of the Snouffer Family Home is a picture, with genre painting. Its dimensions are 10.5 in. x 12.875 in..

It was created in 1995.

James (Jim) Wallace Baker is the Artist.

This picture shows a painting of the Snouffer family home by James (Jim) Wallace Baker. A picture of the painting appears in "The 1997 Front Porch Calendar". The title of the painting is "Let The Old Cat Die" referring to letting a swing slow down on its own after the swinger stops pumping.

This Queen Anne Style residence, known informally as the Holt House, was built in 1892. Samuel Holt (b. 1820, d. 1905), wife Emily Holt (b. 1827, d. 1902), daughters Mary and Julia were the first residents of the house. Julia continued to live in the home until her death in 1937. Stanley Snouffer (b. 1877, d. 1970) and wife Mertie Snouffer (b. 1886, d. 1969) purchased the property in 1938, residing there for three decades.

James (Jim) Wallace Baker (b. 1924, d. 1995) lived in Worthington and was an accomplished artist who worked in oils and was especially known for his folk art. He also worked as a historical cartoonist at the Columbus Dispatch for 20 years until 1966. Several of Baker's oil paintings depicting scenes from around Worthington are located at the Old Worthington Library's Worthington Room and at the Worthington Inn, 649 High St., Worthington, Ohio.

It covers the topic buildings.

It covers the city Worthington.

The original is in a private collection.

This file was reformatted digital in the format video/jpeg.

The Worthington Memory identification code is wcd0230.

This metadata record was human prepared by Worthington Libraries on March 8, 2018. It was last updated March 12, 2018.