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Clothes lines and reflection, ca. 1920

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Clothes lines and reflection, ca. 1920

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George W. French (1882-1970) photographed clothes lines hanging off of a residential building. A reflection of the clothes is show on the water beneath.

The photograph probably was taken in New Jersey, where French, a native of Kezar Falls, lived during the 1920s.

From 1936-1955, French was a photographer for the State of Maine. He worked for the Maine Development Commission, where he took pictures to promote tourism.

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  • Title: Clothes lines and reflection, ca. 1920
  • Creator: French, George Washington
  • Creation Date: circa 1920
  • Subject Date: circa 1920
  • Media: photograph negative
  • Dimensions (cm): 11 x 7
  • Local Code: Coll. 4015, Box 9
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822
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Reflections
Cityscape photographs
Clotheslines

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French, George Washington

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