John H. Allen, Portland, 1885

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John H. Allen, Portland, 1885

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John H. Allen (1866-1953), graduated from Portland High School in 1885, graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, then studied medicine in Berlin, Germany.

He was a nose and throat surgeon at Maine General Hospital for over three decades.

Dr. Allen was also an accomplished oil painter, and he was honored with a one-man show at the Portland Society of Art in 1943.

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About This Item

  • Title: John H. Allen, Portland, 1885
  • Creator: Lamson
  • Creation Date: 1885
  • Subject Date: 1885
  • Town: Berlin, Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Local Code: Coll. 524
  • Collection: Portland High School Class of 1885 photograph album
  • Object Type: Image

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

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