Hermann Kotzschmar Memorial Organ, ca. 1931

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The Kotzschmar Organ, mistakenly titled "Kotzschman" on this postcard, is a pipe organ located inside the Merrill Auditorium in Portland.

The organ was built in 1912 by the Austin Organ Co. It was the second-largest organ in the world in the early 1900s, and it still remains as the largest organ in Maine.

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About This Item

  • Title: Hermann Kotzschmar Memorial Organ, ca. 1931
  • Creator: Chisholm Bros.
  • Creation Date: circa 1931
  • Subject Date: circa 1931
  • Location: Portland, Cumberland County, ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 8.8 cm x 13.9 cm
  • Local Code: P18
  • Collection: Historic Postcard Collection
  • Object Type: Image

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Greater Portland Landmarks
93 High Street, Portland, ME 04101-3797

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