G. Frederick Morse painting of Portland fire of 1866
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George Frederick Morse (1834-1925) painted this scene of the Portland fire of 1866.
Morse worked for the Portland Company for many years, beginning as a draftsman and later working as the company's superintendent. Throughout his life he maintained an active interest in arts and culture in Portland.
He did four paintings of the Great Fire.
- Title: G. Frederick Morse painting of Portland fire of 1866
- Creator: Morse, George Frederick
- Creation Date: 1866
- Subject Date: 1866-07-04
- Town: Portland
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Oil on canvas
- Dimensions (cm): 39 x 56
- Local Code: A86-828
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:
Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
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