Maine State House, Portland, 1820

Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum

Description

Anna M. Bucknam painted this watercolor of the Maine State House, seen to the right, as it looked in 1820. She made the painting in about 1832.

Also in the painting at right are the Cumberland County Court House, built in 1816, and the spire of the old First Parish Church. At left is the Portland Academy.

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About This Item

  • Title: Maine State House, Portland, 1820
  • Creator: Bucknam, Anna M.
  • Creation Date: circa 1832
  • Subject Date: 1820
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Watercolor
  • Local Code: 1998.30.1
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum
489 Congress St., Portland, ME 04101
207-774-1822 x230
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