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Collage of pressed flowers, ca. 1846

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Collage of pressed flowers, ca. 1846

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This collage of pressed flowers, ferns, leaves and grasses was created between 1846 and 1850 by Ann Longfellow Stephenson (1814-1861) and is part of a scrapbook entitled "Herbarium."

Notes about the flowers and location of collection are written on the page. Ann lived in Gorham, but many of the specimens were collected in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Other Information


  • Title: Collage of pressed flowers, ca. 1846
  • Creator: Stephenson, Ann Longfellow
  • Creation Date: circa 1846
  • Subject Date: circa 1840
  • Town: Cambridge, Gorham
  • County: Cumberland, Middlesex
  • State: MA, ME
  • Media: plants, paper
  • Dimensions (cm): 30 x 24
  • Local Code: 2007.001.026
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822
http://www.mainehistory.org

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