Maine Memory Network
Maine's Online Museum

Login · My Account · Show Album



Walter H. Rich

Contributed by Maine Historical Society

Walter H. Rich

Item 14182 enlarge zoom send e-card Share this on Facebook Share this on Twitter add to album

Purchase a reproduction of this item on

Walter H. Rich graduated from Portland High School in 1885. As an adult, he worked with the Fisheries Service for 23 years and became the curator of the Portland Society of Natural History's Museum. He became a renowned artist, painting marine and bird life in watercolors and oils. Rich died in 1948.

View/Add Comments

Other Information

  • Title: Walter H. Rich
  • Creator: Lamson
  • Creation Date: 1885
  • Subject Date: 1885
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Local Code: Coll. 524
  • Collection: Portland High School Class of 1885 photograph album
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219

Print This Record

Please post your comment below to share with others. If you'd like to privately share a comment or correction with MMN staff, please use this form.