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This watercolor, attributed to Alexander W. Longfellow (1814-1901) of Portland, the younger brother of poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, probably was inspired by Alexander's survey on nearby Richmond Island.
Alexander Longfellow was a noted surveyor in Maine.
About This Item
- Title: Militia Soldiers at Prouts Neck, ca. 1850
- Creator: Longfellow, Alexander Wadsworth
- Creation Date: circa 1850
- Subject Date: circa 1850
- Local Name: Prouts Neck
- Town: Scarborough
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Watercolor on paper
- Local Code: A85-575
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Historical Society
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LC Subject Headings
- Prouts Neck (Me.)
- Longfellow, A.W. (Alexander Wadsworth), 1814-1901--Associated objects
- Longfellow family
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