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"Looming #1", ca. 1910

Contributed by Stanley Museum on deposit at Maine Historical Society

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This room-size floor loom was used to make wide fabric before the Industrial Age. Early 20th century Maine photographer, Chansonetta Stanley Emmons, frequently photographed production methods which had their roots in the Colonial era.

This is the first photograph in a series taken by Emmons of this particular woman at her loom. The title is taken from a label on the glass negative itself.

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  • Title: "Looming #1", ca. 1910
  • Creator: Emmons, Chansonetta Stanley
  • Creation Date: circa 1910
  • Subject Date: circa 1910
  • Media: Glass Negative
  • Dimensions: 13 cm x 18 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 4040, Box 1/0004
  • Collection: Chansonetta Stanley Emmons Photograph Collection
  • Object Type: Image

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Stanley Museum on deposit at Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822
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