Edward T. Pollack Fine Arts


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Moore, James A. (American, 1911-?) THE BOOTHBAY MAN - PAPPY ROBINSON - MAINE'S OLDEST ACTIVE LOBSTER FISHERMAN. Photograph, Gelatin Silver, 1954. A portrait of George A, "Pappy" Robinson, Honorary Marshall of the Maine Seafood Festival parade, August 7, 1954. Signed "Jim Moore," lower left, and titled "The Boothbay Man," lower right, in pencil, and further identified with labels and handwritten annotations on the verso of the mount. Exhibited at the Knox County Camera Club, Rockland, Maine, and apparently used for an article in the Portland Press Herald. The following is from the Biddeford Journal of July 30, 1954: "George A. "Pappy" Robinson of Boothbay Harbor, who figures he is at least 94, was named Honorary Marshall yesterday of the Maine Seafood Festival Aug. 7 parade. He was designated Maine's oldest active lobster fisherman." 14 x 11 inches, mounted, matted and framed.In excellent condition. 

Inv num: 11928


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