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Captain Parker McCobb, Phippsburg, 1818

Captain Parker McCobb, Phippsburg, 1818

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Maine Historical Society

The portrait of Parker McCobb is the work of the itinerant artist Benjamin Greenleaf, known for reverse oil paintings on glass.

Greenleaf traveled and painted in communities from the south shore of Boston to portions of Down East Maine.

Parker McCobb was a prosperous shipbuilder and owner from Phippsburg.


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