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William Pitt Preble, ca. 1850

Contributed by Great Cranberry Island Historical Society

William Pitt Preble, ca. 1850

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This daguerreotype shows a middle-aged William Pitt Preble around the age of 40. During his life Preble was father to nine children, a ship builder, a ship owner, shipwreck appraiser, and pillar of his Great Cranberry Island community.

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  • Title: William Pitt Preble, ca. 1850
  • Creation Date: circa 1850
  • Subject Date: circa 1850
  • Local Name: Great Cranberry Island
  • Town: Cranberry Isles
  • County: Hancock
  • State: ME
  • Media: Dagurreotype
  • Dimensions (cm): 9.52 x 8.25 x .12
  • Collection: Louise Marr
  • Object Type: Physical Object

For more information about this item, contact:

Great Cranberry Island Historical Society
PO Box 12, Cranberry Isles, ME 04625
(207) 244-7800

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