Contributed by Fort Kent Historical Society
A painting of Lord Ashburton (Alexander Baring), the British Foreign Secretary who, in 1842 negotiated with U.S. Secretary of State Daniel Webster to reach the Webster-Ashurton Treaty that established the current boundary between Maine and Canada that ended the Aroostook War.
About This Item
- Title: Lord Ashburton, ca. 1845
- Creation Date: circa 1845
- Subject Date: circa 1845
- Fort Kent, Aroostook County, ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 25.2 cm x 20 cm
- Object Type: Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Boundaries--Great Britain
- Northeast boundary of the United States
- United States--Boundaries--Canada
- Great Britain. Treaties, etc. United States, 1842 Aug. 9
- Ashburton, Alexander Baring, Baron, 1774-1848--Portraits
- Webster-Ashburton Treaty, 1842
- Treaty of Washington, 1842
- Canada--Boundaries--United States
For more information about this item, contact:Fort Kent Historical Society
PO Box 181, Fort Kent, ME 04703
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