Walter Wotton at work, Friendship, ca. 1915

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Walter Wotton at work, Friendship, ca. 1915
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Description

This photograph, taken around 1915, shows Walter Wotton (1864-1940) standing in the doorway the Jameson & Wotton store in Friendship. William Jameson, the grandson of Wotton's partner, Sherman Jameson, remembers him fondly in his journal "as a big jovial man on the edge of being fat. He was bald and had a great personality for meeting the public."

He was also a very astute business man.The store catered to both the local residents and the fishermen on islands in Muscongus Bay. A combination grocery, dry goods, and marine store, it became the commercial hub of Friendship.

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About This Item

  • Title: Walter Wotton at work, Friendship, ca. 1915
  • Creation Date: circa 1915
  • Subject Date: circa 1915
  • Local Name: Davis Point
  • Town: Friendship
  • County: Knox
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 8.44 cm x 6.01 cm
  • Object Type: Image

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Friendship Museum
PO Box 226, Friendship, ME 04547
(207) 832-4899
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