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.

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About This Item

  • 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: 136 cm x 107 cm
  • Local Code: A86-801
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219

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