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Wiggins Hill (1780-1868)

Object Number: 
1946.300
Date: 
ca. 1835-1840
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 46 1/2 x 37 in. ( 118.1 x 94 cm )
Gallery Label: 
In its obituary of August 18, 1868, the Bangor (Maine) "Daily Whig and Courier" described the subject as "one of the most venerable and respected citizens of Bangor." In 1835 he was a member of the common council of Bangor, representing the second ward. His portrait was a gift to the Society from his great-grandchildren.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Sherman D. Wakefield and Robert Ingersoll Brown
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group