Helen Barrows as 'Madonna and Child Enthroned,' Portland, 1923

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Helen Barrows as 'Madonna and Child Enthroned,' Portland, 1923

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Description

Helen Barrows, the daughter of Willard and Harriet Barrows of Portland, posed as Madonna and Child Enthroned, a painting by Giotti (ca. 1266-1337).

Twenty-nine members of First Parish Church dressed as noted paintings and posed during an "Exhibition of Pictures" at the Portland church on Dec. 15, 1923.

Accompanying the "portraits" were historical discussions and music.

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About This Item

  • Title: Helen Barrows as 'Madonna and Child Enthroned,' Portland, 1923
  • Creation Date: 1923-12-15
  • Subject Date: 1923-12-15
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 25 cm x 20 cm
  • Local Code: Photographs--Portland-Churches--First Parish
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219
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