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Harrison B. Brown, Portland, ca. 1879

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Harrison B. Brown, Portland, ca. 1879

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Harrison Bird Brown (1831-1915) was born in Portland and became a marine artist. His influence led to the formation of the Portland Society of Art and he was one of its first presidents.

He left Portland in 1892 to live with his daughter in England, where he spent the rest of his life.

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  • Title: Harrison B. Brown, Portland, ca. 1879
  • Creation Date: circa 1879
  • Subject Date: circa 1879
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions (cm): 17 x 11
  • Local Code: Coll. 525, Vol. 1
  • Collection: Fraternity Club photograph collection
  • Object Type: Image

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