Grenville Mellen, Portland, ca. 1820

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Grenville Mellen, Portland, ca. 1820

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Grenville Mellen (1799-1841) was the son of Maine's Chief Justice, Prentiss Mellen. A graduate of Harvard, he studied law, but chose instead to focus on writing poetry.

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  • Title: Grenville Mellen, Portland, ca. 1820
  • Creation Date: circa 1820
  • Subject Date: circa 1820
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Watercolor on ivory
  • Dimensions: 10.1 cm x 8.2 cm
  • Local Code: 1852*
  • Object Type: Image

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

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