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Harrison Humphrey stood at a fish dressing table on his wharf at Deadman’s Cove on Monhegan Island. Seine nets dried behind him.
Known as a hermit, Humphrey was a fisherman and a blacksmith. He also assisted his mother, Betsey Morrow Humphrey, in tending the Monhegan Lighthouse from 1862 until 1880.
About This Item
- Title: Harrison Humphrey and nets, Monhegan, ca. 1885
- Creation Date: circa 1885
- Subject Date: circa 1885
- Town: Monhegan
- County: Lincoln
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 14.5 cm x 12.5 cm
- Local Code: 310.002
- Object Type: Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Fishing nets--Maine--Monhegan
- Fishing--Equipment and supplies
- Monhegan (Me.)
- Monhegan Island (Me.)--History, Local.
For more information about this item, contact:Monhegan Museum
1 Lighthouse Hill, Monhegan, ME 04852
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