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Item 23490

Pressed flowers, ca. 1840

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1841

Location: Gorham

Media: flowers, paper

Item 23491

Collage of pressed flowers, ca. 1846

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1840

Location: Gorham; Cambridge

Media: plants, paper

Item 55049

Good Will Girl Laying Flowers on G.W. Hinckley's Grave, Fairfield, ca. 1965

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes

Date: circa 1965

Location: Fairfield

Media: Photographic print

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Item 76765

179 181 St. John Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Imogene Flower

Use: Dwelling - Single family

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Lady with Dove, ca. 1830

A City Awakes: Arts and Artisans of Early 19th Century Portland

Portland's growth from 1786 to 1860 spawned a unique social and cultural environment and fostered artistic opportunity and creative expression in a broad range of the arts, which flowered with the increasing wealth and opportunity in the city.

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Mary King Scrimgeour dress, Lewiston, ca. 1895

Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.

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Olson-Oberg aerial wedding, Caribou, 1930

A Parade, an Airplane and Two Weddings

Two couples, a parade from downtown Caribou to the airfield, and two airplane flights were the scene in 1930 when the couples each took off in a single-engine plane to tie the knot high over Aroostook County.

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Annie Martin Snow casket, Bangor, 1889

John Martin: Expert Observer - Annie Martin Snow casket, Bangor, 1889

… a wreath interspersed with roses and the choicest flowers, No 5 was I might say a mound of flowers presented by neighbours, friends from a broad."…

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J. J. Newberry Co., Lincoln, ca. 1945

Lincoln, Maine - Solomon's Store

The House of Crafts and Flowers sells flowers, jewelry, and craft materials. The comparison is very strong between Solomon Store and House of Crafts…

Site Page

Annie Martin as zephyr, Bangor, 1866

John Martin: Expert Observer - Annie Martin as zephyr, Bangor, 1866

… Throwing blossoms all around," as they threw flower petals into the air. John Martin (1823-1904), a Bangor accountant and shopkeeper, drew the…

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Story

In 1970 I served in Vietnam, and sent my parents a package

by Peter P. Joyce Jr.


My Parents' war story