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Alonzo E. Raynes (1830-1918) of Brewer often dove off a pile of boards on Covaly's wharf in Hampden in order to retrieve an egg that his friends dropped in the river.
Raynes' half-brother, John Martin (1823-1904) drew an illustration of Raynes diving. It appears on page 286 of the journal Martin began writing in 1864 to record details of his life and activities in the Bangor area.
Martin wrote that Raynes dove about 20 feet to grab the egg.
About This Item
- Title: Alonzo E. Raynes diving off wharf, Hampden, ca. 1840
- Creator: John Martin
- Creation Date: 1864
- Subject Date: circa 1840
- Location: Hampden, Penobscot County, ME
- Media: Ink on paper
- Local Code: Coll. 1972; 1997.16.4
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Clothing & dress--Maine--Bangor
- Martin, John, 1823-1904
- Hampden (Me.)--History
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489 Congress St., Portland, ME 04101
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