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Item 12267

Title: Garden Clothing Company, Sweden Street, Caribou, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Caribou Public Library

Date: circa 1890

Location: Caribou

Media: monochrome photograph

Item 76040

Title: J. H. Wolf clothing store, Portland, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Portland

Media: Photograph

Item 5525

Title: Fink's Clothing Co. Portland, ca. 1912

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1912

Location: Portland

Media: Photograph

Tax Records Showing 3 of 10 View All

Item 63344

Address: 234 Middle Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Finks Clothing Co.

Use: Apartments & Store

Item 35763

Address: 10 Brown Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Frederick N Dow

Use: Dwelling & Store

Item 35765

Address: 12-16 Brown Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Frederick N Dow

Use: Stores & Rooming House

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Exhibit

One-piece pink faille dress, York, ca. 1835

The Mainspring of Fashion

The mainspring of fashion is the process whereby members of one class imitate the styles of another, who in turn are driven to ever new expedients of fashionable change.

Exhibit

William Neptune, Portland, 1920

Indians at the Centennial

Passamaquoddy Indians from Washington County traveled to Portland in 1920 to take part in the Maine Centennial Exposition. They set up an "Indian Village" at Deering Oaks Park.

Exhibit

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.