Protasio Neri, Hallowell, ca. 1892

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Protasio Neri, Hallowell, ca. 1892

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Protasio Neri, a skilled statuary cutter, began working for the Hallowell Granite Works in 1879. He came from a suburb of Carrarra, Italy and was one of the first Italian artisans to arrive in Hallowell. He carved one or more figures on the Plymouth Monument. He was heavily involved with the Granite Cutters Union and the 5 and 1/2 month lockout in 1892.

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  • Title: Protasio Neri, Hallowell, ca. 1892
  • Creation Date: circa 1892
  • Subject Date: circa 1892
  • Location: Hallowell, Kennebec County, ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 10 cm x 6 cm
  • Object Type: Image

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