Four patients, Western Maine Sanatorium, 1928

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Four patients, Western Maine Sanatorium, 1928

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Four patients at the Western Maine Sanatorium in Hebron are identified in a photo album as, front, from left, Carron and "His Nibs" (Merle Wadleigh) and rear, Gill and Lehman (Arthur Lehman).

Merle Wadleigh of Portland kept the album while he was a patient at the tuberculosis sanatorium. He labeled the photo "The Four Horsemen or Four Aces."

He wrote on the back, "July 1928, The four horsemen, This was taken when I was in Reception. I weighed 140. This is the one that I sent you a piece of before."

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  • Title: Four patients, Western Maine Sanatorium, 1928
  • Creation Date: 1928
  • Subject Date: 1928
  • Local Name: Greenwood Mountain
  • Town: Hebron
  • County: Oxford
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 11.6 cm x 7 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 2111, Vol. 2
  • Collection: Madeline S. Brown Wadleigh photograph albums
  • Object Type: Image

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

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