Militia Soldiers at Prouts Neck, ca. 1850

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Militia Soldiers at Prouts Neck, ca. 1850

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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.

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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

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

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