Painting of Old Gaol, 1888
Contributed by Museums of Old York
Purchase a reproduction of this item on VintageMaineImages.com.
This painting offers an uphill perspective of the Old York Gaol from the old burying ground or Lindsay Road side. The present building, depicted in this image, was constructed in 1719 to serve the province of Maine. After statehood in 1820 it was used as a county and then local jail. It opened to the public as a museum in 1900 and continues to be managed by the Museums of Old York, as of 2013.
- Title: Painting of Old Gaol, 1888
- Creator: Woodbury, Charles H.
- Creation Date: 1888
- Subject Date: 1888
- Town: York
- County: York
- State: ME
- Media: Oil on canvas
- Dimensions: 28.500 cm x 38.500 cm x 2.100 cm
- Local Code: 1964.9
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:
Museums of Old York
P.O. Box 312, York, ME 03909
Cross Reference Searches
LC Subject Headings
Please post your comment below to share with others. If you'd like to privately share a comment or correction with MMN staff, please use this form.