Keywords: Portrait painters
Maine's first governor, William King, was arguably the most influential figure in Maine's achieving statehood in 1820. Although he served just one year as the Governor of Maine, he was instrumental in establishing the new state's constitution and setting up its governmental infrastructure.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's popularity in the 19th century is reflected by the number of images of him -- in a variety of media -- that were produced and reproduced, some to go with published works of his, but many to be sold to the public on cards and postcards.
… was ocupied a number of years by Horatio Beale Painter & glazer then by Mr Samuel Lunt thereby Wm S Persons then by J S Stodard then Mrs Cary sold…