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James Clark Burnham, Portland, 1848

Contributed by Maine Historical Society

Charles Octavius Cole (1817-1858) painted this portrait of James Clark Burnham (1843-1930), son of a leading Portland family.

Cole was Portland's premier resident portrait painter beginning in 1833. He was a student of Charles Codman (1800-1842). He also painted landscapes.

Other Information

  • Title: James Clark Burnham, Portland, 1848
  • Creator: Cole, Charles Octavious
  • Creation Date: 1848
  • Subject Date: 1848
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Oil on canvas
  • Dimensions (cm): 136 x 107
  • Local Code: A86-801
  • Object Type: Image

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

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