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Contributed by: Hollingsworth Fine Arts
Location: Rome; Belgrade Lakes
Media: Printed black and white photo in original brochure
Contributed by: Monmouth Museum
Date: circa 1905
Media: matted studio photograph
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 is best know as a poet, but he also was accomplished in drawing and music. He shared his love of drawing with most of his siblings. They all shared the frequent activity of drawing and painting with their children. The extended family included many professional as well as amateur artists, and several architects.