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Robert Henry Gay's senior portrait, Biddeford High School, Class of 1887. Robert Gay became a watchmaker, but had a love of photography and he pursued it as a hobby and as a side-business for most of his later life. He was descended from the Jordan's of Biddeford, and in the summer months lived at the Jordan home near Biddeford Pool. In the winter months he lived in Waterville. His images are the most complete documentation of turn of the century Biddeford, and in his later years he donated them to the McArthur Library.
About This Item
- Title: Robert Henry Gay, Biddeford, 1887
- Creator: Gardner & Philbrick
- Creation Date: 1887
- Subject Date: 1887
- Town: Biddeford
- County: York
- State: ME
- Media: Cabinet photograph
- Dimensions: 18 cm x 13.5 cm
- Local Code: Biddeford High School portraits
- Collection: Archival Collections
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Clock & watchmaking--Maine--Biddeford
- Gay, Robert Henry--Portrait photographs
For more information about this item, contact:McArthur Public Library
PO Box 346, Biddeford, ME 04005
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