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Keywords: Daguerreotype

Historical Items

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Item 50451

Benjamin F. Cunningham, Freedom, ca. 1846

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1846 Location: Freedom Media: Daguerreotype

Item 49703

Reverend Jotham Sewall, 1847

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1847 Media: Daguerreotype

Item 37052

Howe daguerreotype, Portland, ca. 1850

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1850 Location: Portland Media: Daguerreotype

Exhibits

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Eternal Images: Photographing Childhood

From the earliest days of photography doting parents from across Maine sought to capture images of their young children. The studio photographs often reflect the families' images of themselves and their status or desired status.

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Picturing Henry

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's popularity in the 19th century is reflected by the number of images of him -- in a variety of media -- that were produced and reproduced, some to go with published works of his, but many to be sold to the public on cards and postcards.

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People, Pets & Portraits

Informal family photos often include family pets -- but formal, studio portraits and paintings also often feature one person and one pet, in formal attire and pose.

Site Pages

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Bangor Historical Society

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Mount Desert Island Historical Society

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Penobscot Marine Museum

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