View of Portland, 1848

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View of Portland, 1848

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A lithograph entitled "View of Portland, Me. from the Cape Elizabeth side" was published by Whitefield & Smith, of New York, in 1848.

On the far left is a bridge connecting Portland to what is now South Portland.

The image was "Drawn from nature by E. Whitefield." Edwin Whitefield (1816-1892) was a British-born artist who specialized in painting landscape views and flowers.

The image shown is a photograph of the lithograph.

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About This Item

  • Title: View of Portland, 1848
  • Creation Date: circa 1848
  • Subject Date: circa 1848
  • Town: Cape Elizabeth, Portland, South Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Local Code: 3793*; Browse_Portland_Views
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230

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