Edward T. Pollack Fine Arts


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Hill, J. W. (1812-1879). BANGOR, ME. (View of Bangor in 1853). Lithograph, 1854. Lithograph by Charles Parsons after a painting by Hill. Endicott & Co., NY, printers; Smith Brothers & Co., NY, publishers. (Stokes, American Historical Prints, G-31, p, 187). 25 3/4" x 39 7/16" (655 x 1003 mm). Two well repaired tears in the sky area, else in very good condition. The street running up from the Penobscot River at the left canter is Union Street. The tall spire on the left side of the street is the Unitarian Church, erected in 1852-53; the square building with chimneys just in front is the Bangor House, opened in 1834; the tall spire to the right is that of the Hammond Street Congregational Church, dedicated in 1834 and remodeled in 1853. The small cupola just to the right is the courthouse,erected in 1831. The white columned building at the head of the inlet (Kenduskeag Stream) is the Custom House. The broad street running up from the river, at the right, is French Street, the first spire on the right being that of the Central Congregational Church, erected in 1852-53. The Bridge at the extreme right is the Bangor Bridge. 

Inv num: 9913