Walter E. Perkins, Biddeford High School class of 1876

Title

Walter E. Perkins, Biddeford High School class of 1876

Subject

Graduation portrait

Description

Graduation portrait of Walter Eugene Perkins

Creator

Sawtelle Studio, 98 Main Street, Biddeford, Maine, USA

Source

McArthur Public Library

Publisher

Sawtelle Studio, 98 Main Street, Biddeford, Maine, USA

Date

1876

Contributor

N/A

Rights

Open

Relation

None

Format

Carte-de-visite

Language

None

Type

Photograph

Identifier

Image 1618

Coverage

Amateur journalists--Maine--Biddeford

Birth Date

1859

Birthplace

Biddeford, Maine, USA

Death Date

1925

Occupation

Telegraph Operator and Actor

Biographical Text

Walter Perkins was born in Biddeford, Maine, USA as one of the four children born to Jotham and Ruth (Andrews) Perkins. He was a member of the Biddeford High School class of 1876. He kept a home in Biddeford but lived and traveled widely as a successful stage and early film actor. Perkins died in Brooklyn, NY in 1926 from complications due to food poisoning.

Bibliography

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walter_E._Perkins
http://www.ibdb.com/person.php?id=55939
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0674084/

Files

weperkins-1876.jpg

Citation

Sawtelle Studio, 98 Main Street, Biddeford, Maine, USA, “Walter E. Perkins, Biddeford High School class of 1876,” Amateur Newspapers - From the Walter Perkins Collection, accessed December 14, 2017, http://walterperkins.omeka.net/items/show/29.

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