William Pitt Preble, ca. 1870
Contributed by Great Cranberry Island Historical Society
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This tintype portrait of William Pitt Preble (1811-1905) is housed in a cartouche card. Preble came to Great Cranberry Island as a school teacher, then held many civic posts while pursuing his shipbuilding, shipwreck appraising, and storekeeping enterprises. He was the second owner of the Preble House, surviving two wives and raising nine children.
- Title: William Pitt Preble, ca. 1870
- Creation Date: circa 1870
- Subject Date: circa 1870
- Local Name: Great Cranberry Island
- Town: Cranberry Isles
- County: Hancock
- State: ME
- Media: Tintype
- Dimensions (cm): 5.08 x 3.81
- Object Type: Physical Object
For more information about this item, contact:
Great Cranberry Island Historical Society
PO Box 12, Cranberry Isles, ME 04625
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