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Item 74198

Shaylor Engraving Company, Portland, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Portland

Media: Photographic print

Item 10885

Engraving of James Sullivan

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Media: Engraving

Item 18978

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.

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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.

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, ca. 1843

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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Jacob Abbott and Fewacres, Farmington, 1903

Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Jacob Abbott and Fewacres, Farmington, 1903

Inset is an engraved image of Jacob Abbott. He was born in 1803 in Hallowell and died in Farmington in 1879.

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 Julia Harris May poetry collection, 1903

Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Julia Harris May poetry collection, 1903

Blue, Jacob and Alexander Abbott. Also includes engravings and photographs of Strong and Farmington.

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Centennial house decoration, Lubec, 1911

Lubec, Maine - Lubec's 1911 Centennial Celebration - Page 2 of 2

This engraving, which is eleven feet long by three feet wide is handsomely framed in dark oak and reinforced with brass stays.

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Story

The Wall

by Michael Uhl


What it means to have beaten the odds