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Part II: Arts Flourish in Portland

Sketch, Richardson's Wharf, 1829

Sketch, Richardson's Wharf, 1829

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Maine Historical Society

George Washington Appleton (1805-1831), was born in Boston and was related to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's second wife, Fanny Appleton.

The artist came to Portland in 1829 where he advertised as a portrait painter and copper-plate engraver.