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Samuel May portrait, ca. 1780

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Samuel May portrait, ca. 1780

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Portrait of Samuel May (1723-1794), a lumber dealer and builder in Boston. May and his wife, Abigail, who had ties to Portland, had their portraits painted by an unknown artist, probably in Boston.

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  • Title: Samuel May portrait, ca. 1780
  • Creation Date: circa 1780
  • Subject Date: circa 1780
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Oil on canvas
  • Dimensions (cm): 75 x 61
  • Local Code: A86-994
  • Object Type: Image

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

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May, Samuel, 1723-1794--Portraits
Lumber industry


May, Samuel

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