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Portland Public Library, Congress Street, ca. 1900

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Portland Public Library, Congress Street, ca. 1900

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The Portland Public Library on Congress Street, was a gift to the city from philanthropist James Baxter.

Francis H. Fassett designed the Romanesque revival library, which was built in 1888.



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  • Title: Portland Public Library, Congress Street, ca. 1900
  • Creator: Lamson Studio, Portland
  • Creation Date: circa 1900
  • Subject Date: circa 1900
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Glass negative, photograph
  • Local Code: Coll. 245, Box 5/1
  • Collection: Lamson Studio glass negative collection
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219
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