Walter H. Rich

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Walter H. Rich

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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.

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About This Item

  • 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

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