Amos Roberts, Bangor, ca. 1845

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Amos Roberts, Bangor, ca. 1845

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William Brown, an itinerant artist who visited Maine on several occasions, made this silhouette of Amos Roberts and imposed it on a stock lithograph background.

The subject probably is Amos M. Roberts of Bangor, who was a wealthy lumber merchant and prominent citizen. The clothing and pose suggest the subject was a man of status.

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About This Item

  • Title: Amos Roberts, Bangor, ca. 1845
  • Creator: Brown, William
  • Creation Date: circa 1845
  • Subject Date: circa 1845
  • Town: Bangor
  • County: Penobscot
  • State: ME
  • Media: Lithograph, silhouette
  • Local Code: 2005.211.001
  • Object Type: Image

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

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