Building of a ship painting, ca. 1851
Contributed by Maine Historical Society
John Rollin Tilton (1828-1888 ) painted this oil for Portland native Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, taking the subject from a Longfellow poem. It shows the shipyards of Cape Elizabeth and the Portland skyline.
- Title: Building of a ship painting, ca. 1851
- Creator: Tilton, John Rollin
- Creation Date: circa 1851
- Subject Date: circa 1851
- Town: Cape Elizabeth
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Oil on canvas
- Dimensions (cm): 43.2 x 53.3
- Local Code: A85-310
- Object Type: Image
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Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
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