Gertrude Fletcher Sanderson portrait

All about Lowthorpe’s First Drawing and Garden Design Teacher

Lowthorpe’s first drawing and garden design teacher was a talented artist, poet, and lecturer.  Gertrude Fletcher Sanderson was a lifelong resident of Littleton, Massachusetts, the neighboring town to the southeast of Groton. She was a graduate of the Massachusetts Normal Art School in Boston that trained teachers for art instruction, especially in mechanical drawing.  This…