Contributed by Jonathan Fisher Memorial, Inc.
Painted and stenciled canvas made by Jonathan Fisher for sale to local militiamen during the War of 1812. This is an example of one of the many ways he used his talents to support his family. At the time this was made the town name was spelled as a single word - Bluehill.
About This Item
- Title: Bluehill Light Infantry Back Pack, Blue Hill, ca. 1812
- Creator: Fisher, Jonathan
- Creation Date: circa 1812
- Subject Date: circa 1812
- Town: Blue Hill
- County: Hancock
- State: ME
- Media: Canvas with paint
- Object Type: Physical Object
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- United States--History--War of 1812
- Fisher, Jonathan, 1768-1847--Associated objects
- Backpacks--Maine--Blue Hill
- Equipment and supplies
For more information about this item, contact:Jonathan Fisher Memorial, Inc.
44 Miles Road, Blue Hill, ME 04614
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