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Rachel Bentley

 (1894 - 1991)
Rachel Doud Bentley was active/lived in California, Wisconsin.  Rachel Bentley is known for watercolor paintings of historic school houses and other historic buildings.

Biography   Rachel Bentley


Rachel Bentley gained recognition as a watercolor artist in 1954 when 100 of her one-and two-room country schoolhouses were exhibited at the California State Fair. Earlier that year, Rachel came up with the idea of making a collection of these "little halls of learning." At that time, little red schoolhouses were rapidly disappearing from the American landscape--and for the first time, the National Park Service was asked to declare a school (in Wakefield, New Hampshire) a registered national historic landmark.

An adventurer at heart, Rachel searched for schoolhouses in the foothills, mountains, and coastal areas of Northern California, ultimately covering 31 counties.  She enjoyed her new life on the road and got leads on the w   ...  Displaying 750 of 3391 characters.

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Landscape and country farm landscape
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