Diamond Cove, Great Diamond Island, ca. 1836

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Diamond Cove, Great Diamond Island, ca. 1836

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Painter Charles Codman (1800-1842) came to Portland in 1822 and painted portraits and landscapes. He produced dozens of images of Diamond Cove on Great Diamond Island. The cove became a visual icon of Portland and many other artists also painted the cove.

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About This Item

  • Title: Diamond Cove, Great Diamond Island, ca. 1836
  • Creator: Codman, Charles
  • Creation Date: circa 1836
  • Subject Date: circa 1836
  • Local Name: Great Diamond Island
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Oil on canvas
  • Dimensions: 60 cm x 75 cm
  • Local Code: A86-824
  • Object Type: Image

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

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