Westbrook Seminary students, ca. 1855
Contributed by Abplanalp Library, UNE
A tintype shows a group of six Westbrook Seminary female students whose style of dress dates from the mid-nineteenth century.
The young woman on the left poses with her embroidery suggesting the "ornamental" subjects often taught to girls. The two young women on the right hold papers and a book suggesting the "useful" subjects taught such as reading and writing.
- Title: Westbrook Seminary students, ca. 1855
- Creation Date: circa 1855
- Subject Date: circa 1855
- Local Name: Deering, Stevens Plains
- Town: Portland, Westbrook
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: tintype
- Local Code: Class photographs
- Collection: Westbrook College History Collection
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:
Abplanalp Library, UNE
716 Stevens Avenue, Portland, ME 04103
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LC Subject Headings
University of New England. Westbrook College Campus
Westbrook Junior College
Universities & colleges--Maine
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