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Item 74198

Title: Shaylor Engraving Company, Portland, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Portland

Media: Photograph

Item 10885

Title: Engraving of James Sullivan

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1859

Media: Engraving

Item 18978

Title: General Washington Before the Battle of Trenton, c. 1845

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: 1845

Location: Trenton; Trenton

Media: engraving

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Shaylor's 'Compendium of Penmanship,' ca. 1900

Horace W. Shaylor: Portland Penman

Horace W. Shaylor, a native of Ohio, settled in Portland and turned his focus to handwriting, developing several unique books of handwriting instruction. He also was a talented artist.


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.