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Item 18965

Title: Building of Arts, Bar Harbor, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Jesup Memorial Library

Date: circa 1930

Location: Bar Harbor

Media: Postcard

Item 18964

Title: Building of Arts, Bar Harbor, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Jesup Memorial Library

Date: circa 1910

Location: Bar Harbor

Media: Postcard

Item 12389

Title: Picnic group, McMillan School of Fine Arts, Rome, 1933

Contributed by: Hollingsworth Fine Arts

Date: 1933

Location: Rome; Belgrade Lakes

Media: Printed black and white photo in original brochure

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Item 76259

Address: 95-107 Spring Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Society of Art

Style: Federal

Use: Art Museum

Item 76260

Address: 95-107 Spring Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Society of Art

Style: Greek Revival

Use: Art School

Item 38782

Address: Assessor's Record, 530-534 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: John Porteous

Use: Store Building

Exhibits Showing 3 of 52 View All

Exhibit

Child's chair with portrait, Portland, 1908

Art of the People: Folk Art in Maine

For many different reasons people saved and carefully preserved the objects in this exhibit. Eventually, along with the memories they hold, the objects were passed to the Maine Historical Society. Object and memory, serve as a powerful way to explore history and to connect to the lives of people in the past.

Exhibit

Anne Longfellow drawing, ca. 1818

Drawing Together: Art of the Longfellows

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is best know as a poet, but he also was accomplished in drawing and music. He shared his love of drawing with most of his siblings. They all shared the frequent activity of drawing and painting with their children. The extended family included many professional as well as amateur artists, and several architects.

Exhibit

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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Site

Mono Aircraft Company, Presque Isle, 1935

Presque Isle: The Star City

The history of a northern Maine community as told by an array of local institutions and organizations. Site contributors include University of Maine at Presque Isle, Presque Isle Historical Society, Mark and Emily Turner Memorial Library, Presque Isle Middle School. Some of the topics include historic buildings, potato farming, transportation and the Aroostook Valley Railroad.

Site

Oldest known photograph of Guilford, Covered Bridge, ca. 1850

Guilford, Maine

An extensive history of a small central Maine town as compiled by team members from Guilford Historical Society and Piscataquis Community Middle School, with input from Guilford Memorial Library, Guilford Economic Development Board, and the Guilford’s town office. Manufacturing, festive events, historic buildings, notable veterans, and education, are covered in depth.

Site

Four men line fishing from a dory, Swan's Island, ca. 1910

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary

A look back at island life in Maine as captured by a team consisting of Swan's Island Educational Society representatives, which encompasses the community's library and historical society, a class from the Swan's Island School, and an Island Fellow from the Island Institute. Exhibit topics examine islanders at work and play, Baird's Quarry, old buildings, and the changing role of women on the island.