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Adjoining his bedroom, renowned Connecticut stage actor William Gillette’s master bath is a classic example of early 20th-century New England-style (i.e. – plain) convenience.

Digital oil painting from an original photograph shot at Gillette’s former home, which he named ‘Seventh Sister’ for its location atop the southernmost hill in a chain known as ‘The Seven Sisters’; the Sisters overlook the Connecticut River from East Haddam. Today, Seventh Sister and its 184-acre grounds – including the remains of a miniature railroad and a large koi pond – comprise a state park known as Gillette Castle.

Tech specs: Photoshop, Filter Forge, Xero, Arkvis

Featured in _Bathroom
and Connecticut Photography & Art


retro, vintage, lighting, historical, bathroom, antiques, americana, connecticut, still life, gillette castle

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I have been a photographer for over 25 years, using both traditional and digital SLR equipment, with pictures published in print as well as in online publications and galleries. The digitally-composed works are created using a variety of software. If you enjoy my work, please spread the word, and thank you for stopping by.

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  • Lynne Prestebak
    Lynne Prestebakabout 4 years ago

    This is lovely!

  • :-) Thank you much, Lynne!

    – RC deWinter

  • Tania Palermo
    Tania Palermoabout 4 years ago

    …love the history lesson in this

  • Thanks, Tania…like your new avatar…I could have written a book here but I kept it to a paragraph of history..LOL…

    – RC deWinter

  • Shulie1
    Shulie1about 4 years ago


  • :-) Merci beaucoup!

    – RC deWinter

  • kalaryder
    kalaryderabout 4 years ago

    Great image and information

  • So glad you like it, much appreciated.

    – RC deWinter

  • Emilie Trammell
    Emilie Trammellover 3 years ago

  • Thank you, Emilie.

    – RC deWinter

  • MJD Photography  Portraits and Abandoned Ruins
    MJD Photograph...over 3 years ago

    Congratulations! Your work has been featured in the group Connecticut Photography and Art
    – the group we named in honour of our members, who just happen to take pictures of or in Connecticut!
    Your work was chosen because it was of a very high quality and it captured exactly the sort of artistic
    work we are looking for in this group.
    Thanks for keeping the quality so high and we hope you continue to add more of your excellent work to this group.

    Thank You for submitting your work to "Connecticut Photography and Art”!!!!

  • Always an honor, we live in a scenic and historic state.

    – RC deWinter

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