There was also the US Civil War, during which Bermuda, for openly siding with the Southern States, feared post-war retribution or invasion. Hallewell, Flag Captain Sir Michael Seymour and Lieutenant General Gaspard Le Merchant Tupper (one of whose many Bermuda works is "The Admiral Going to Sea").
The British artists were sent to paint and thereby record vivid scenes of Bermuda as it underwent these changes. It was a special period in Bermuda's tourism from the 1860s, when a number of visitors, being artists, used their time in mostly the winter months in the very pleasant winter months compared to the snow and ice of much of the USA, Canada, the UK and Europe. Most were of the school of American impressionism, especially the Old Lyme School.
Also seen in the painting is the oarsman somewhere between what is now number 5 and 6 shed waiting to take a passenger across to the Paget shore. In 1934, he and his wife arrived in Bermuda on their honeymoon and stayed at what was then the St. Less well known and understood is Bush's development to the point of this international success.
He lived for a time on the lle d'Orleans near Quebec. He started his career painting during nights and weekends.
During that time he painted both US military base construction and, on a lighter social note, civilian-related scenes.
A wife of a former Governor (Lady Laffan) and wife (Lady Lefroy) and daughter of another (Emily Lefroy) contributed their own unique talents in recording scenes of Bermuda in watercolors and oils.Benefactors have allowed the Bermuda National Gallery, Bermuda National Trust and Masterworks Foundation to get many of their paintings. His known Bermuda paintings include "Oleander on a Sunlit Path" of 1910 shown below and the oil "Cottage Garden with Flowers" circa 1915. Achieved some major publicity in 1923 from a US arts magazine. There is no record of his Bermuda days in American reference works.American, born August 31, 1879 in Newtownville, Mass. In 1948, Ault was discovered dead five days after drowning in New Hampshire's Sawkill Brook on December 30, when he had taken a solitary walk in stormy and dark weather. In his lifetime, his works were displayed at the Whitney Museum of American Art and the Addison Gallery of American Art (in Andover, Massachusetts), among others.These too are on display in various galleries in Bermuda. He studied at the Massachusetts School of Art with Frank Vincent Du Mond, Edward Hamilton, and Joseph De Camp.Britain's famous Princess Louise (see below) also did so. Known to have lived and worked in Bermuda from about 1910 to at least 1915. Arrived in Bermuda in 1922 and painted in monotype, watercolor and pencil.