The Maine Lobsterman Sculpture in Portland, Maine 3

On the corner of Temple and Middle streets in Portland, Maine is a cobblestone plaza featuring a sculpture created by Victor Kahill called The Maine Lobsterman. Kahill originally created the sculpture from plaster for the 1939 World's Fair where it was exhibited in the Hall of States. A bronze version was produced in 1974 and installed at this spot in Portland in 1977. There are two other bronze copies of the sculpture, one in Washington DC and the other in Harpswell, Maine.

The plaque on the front of the sculpture's base reads: "The Maine Lobsterman by Victor Kahill For the World's Fair A.D. 1939 Placed in this Public Square by the Portland City Council A.D. 1977

Copyright: Tom Sadowski
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Uploaded: 13/12/2010
Updated: 25/09/2014


Tags: urban; sculpture; lobster; bronze; park; city square; autumn; city; plaza
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