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Item 18965

Building of Arts, Bar Harbor, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Jesup Memorial Library

Date: circa 1920

Location: Bar Harbor

Media: Postcard

Item 18964

Building of Arts, Bar Harbor, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Jesup Memorial Library

Date: circa 1910

Location: Bar Harbor

Media: Postcard

Item 12389

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

Contributed by: Hollingsworth Fine Arts

Date: circa 1933

Location: Rome; Belgrade Lakes

Media: Printed black and white photo in original brochure

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Item 76259

95-107 Spring Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Society of Art

Style: Federal

Use: Art Museum

Item 76260

95-107 Spring Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Society of Art

Style: Greek Revival

Use: Art School

Item 38782

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

Owner in 1924: John Porteous

Use: Store Building

Exhibits Showing 3 of 63 View All

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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.

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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.

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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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A Celebration on Water Street, Guilford, ca. 1908

Guilford, Maine - BUILDINGS - Page 4 of 5

… from the community, under the direction of art teacher Mary Lightbody, drew and water-colored images of the old building.

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Center Street, Bath, ca. 1925

Bath's Historic Downtown - Old Town Hall and Grant Building

There were 473 Grant stores nationwide. It was a popular department store used by many citizens of Bath. Bath Town Hall, ca.

Site Page

Building of Arts, Bar Harbor, ca. 1930

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Building of Arts: By Josh Howie

Building of Arts: By Josh Howie Building of Arts, Bar Harbor, ca. 1930 Item 18965 infoJesup Memorial Library As a result, concert attendance…

My Maine Stories Showing 2 of 2 View All

Story

Story of the "little nun"

by Felicia Garant


My grandmother made a nun's outfit for me

Story

Growing up DownEast

by Darrin MC Mclellan


Stories of growing up Downeast