Unidentified man, ca. 1865

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Unidentified man, ca. 1865

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This unframed tintype copy of an oil painting shows a man in formal clothing writing with a quill pen. Maine State Historian Earle G. Shettleworth Jr., remarked the portrait is reminiscent of Readfield artist Jonathan Treadwell, who was active during the 1840s.

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About This Item

  • Title: Unidentified man, ca. 1865
  • Creation Date: circa 1865
  • Subject Date: circa 1845
  • Town: Readfield
  • County: Kennebec
  • State: ME
  • Media: Tintype
  • Dimensions: 6.3 cm x 5.1 cm
  • Local Code: 2008.283.014
  • Collection: Vickery-Shettleworth collection of early Maine photography
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230

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