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Maine artist Mildred Burrage painted version of the map of Falmouth Neck as it was when destroyed by Mowat October 18, 1775. The map originally was created in 1850 and published by Bailey & Noyes of Portland.
Burrage was a renowned artist who, in her early years, studied in France and met Monet. She had a keen interest in history and maps, and a number of her paintings feature map elements.
About This Item
- Title: Mildred Burrage's painted map of 1775 destroyed Falmouth Neck, 1925
- Creator: Burrage, Mildred
- Creation Date: circa 1925
- Subject Date: 1775-10-18
- Location: Portland, Cumberland County, ME
- Media: Painted gesso
- Dimensions: 107 cm x 155 cm
- Local Code: 2004.314
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Burrage, Mildred G. (Mildred Giddings), 1890-1983
- Falmouth (Me.)--Burning by the British, 1775--Maps
- Portland (Me.)--Maps
- United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Maps--Paintings
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