Contributed by Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library
A sketch of the Androscoggin River Great Falls between Auburn and Lewiston, done in about 1830 by Josiah Spooner Swift (1813-1883), a resident of Farmington.
Swift was a Freewill Baptist minister, an amateur artist, and publisher.
He established and published The Franklin Register (later the Chronicle). He was a successful orchardist and nurseryman, contributing articles on fruit culture to a variety of periodicals.
About This Item
- Title: Sketch of Androscoggin River, ca. 1830
- Creator: Swift, Josiah Spooner
- Creation Date: circa 1830
- Subject Date: circa 1830
- Local Name: Great Falls
- Town: Lewiston
- County: Androscoggin
- State: ME
- Media: Watercolor
- Local Code: MC010, Josiah Spooner Swift papers, Sketchbook
- Collection: Josiah Spooner Swift papers
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library
Bates College, 70 Campus Avenue, Lewiston, ME 04240-6018
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