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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.
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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485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230
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