L.D.M. Sweat Memorial Gallery, Portland, ca. 1938

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L.D.M. Sweat Memorial Gallery, Portland, ca. 1938

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Portland architect John Calvin Stevens designed the L.D.M. Sweat Memorial Gallery in 1911. This Beaux-arts style building, along with the McLellan House and the Charles Shipman Payson building, comprise the Portland Museum of Art campus.

The building is named to honor politician Lorenzo De Medici Sweat (1818-1898). Following a bequest by Lorenzo's wife, arts patron Margaret Jane Mussey Sweat (1823-1908), the Portland Museum built the gallery.

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  • Title: L.D.M. Sweat Memorial Gallery, Portland, ca. 1938
  • Creator: Tichnor Bros., Inc.
  • Creation Date: circa 1935
  • Subject Date: circa 1922
  • Location: Portland, Cumberland County, ME
  • Media: Linen texture postcard
  • Dimensions: 9 cm x 14 cm
  • Collection: The Tichnor Brothers Collection
  • Object Type: Text and Image

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