Charles Poland, Cumberland, ca. 1825

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Description

Charles Poland of Cumberland (1795-1867) posed for a portrait in about 1825. He is holding a telescope.

Poland married Eunice Harris in 1817. The couple had nine children, four of whom survived to adulthood. In 1865, after Eunice's death, he married Susan Chenery of Falmouth.

The artist is believed to be Joseph Greenleaf Cole (1806-1858)

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About This Item

  • Title: Charles Poland, Cumberland, ca. 1825
  • Creator: Joseph G. Cole
  • Creation Date: circa 1825
  • Subject Date: circa 1825
  • Location: Cumberland, Cumberland County, ME
  • Media: Oil on paper
  • Local Code: 2009.088
  • Object Type: Image

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