Moore Memorial embroidery, Portland, 1838

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Moore Memorial embroidery, Portland, 1838

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Description

This sampler was created at Miss Rea's School in Portland in 1838. Munjoy Hill and the Portland Observatory are painted in.

"By Sarah J. Moore August 1838" is painted onto the piece.

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About This Item

  • Title: Moore Memorial embroidery, Portland, 1838
  • Creator: Moore, Sarah Jane
  • Creation Date: 1838
  • Subject Date: 1838
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Silk, watercolor, printers type, photo transp.
  • Dimensions: 85 cm x 90 cm
  • Local Code: A86-719
  • Object Type: Physical Object

For more information about this item, contact:

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