Rich, Walter (1866 - 1948)

Genre: Illustrator, Non-Fiction - Scholarly

Walter H. Rich graduated from Portland High School in 1885. As an adult, he worked with the Fisheries Service for 23 years and became the curator of the Portland Society of Natural History's Museum. He became a renowned artist, painting marine and bird life in watercolors and oils.

Selected Bibliography

  • Fishing Grounds of the Gulf of Maine (1929)
  • Feathered Game of the Northeast (1907)
  • The Swordfish and Swordfishery of New England (1947)

Selected Resources