Portland from Knightsville, ca. 1910

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Portland from Knightsville, ca. 1910

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Artist Thomas F. O'Neil, of 91 Summer St., South Portland, painted local scenes.

He studied art under Portland artist C.F. Kimball and became a member of Kimballs' artist group the Brushians. O'Neil was also a member of the Portland Society of Art.

A steam fitter by trade, he was known as "The Policeman" among the Brushians, who gave members nicknames.

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  • Title: Portland from Knightsville, ca. 1910
  • Creator: O'Neil, Thomas F.
  • Creation Date: circa 1910
  • Subject Date: circa 1910
  • Town: Portland, South Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Oil, canvas, pine
  • Dimensions: 46 cm x 76 cm
  • Local Code: A86-859
  • Object Type: Image

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