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Item 78688

Wooden Pencil Box, Dixfield, ca. 1950

Contributed by: Dixfield Historical Society

Date: circa 1950

Location: Dixfield

Media: wood

Item 74459

Railroad bridge pencil drawing, Ohio, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Ashtabula

Media: Photographic reproduction of pencil on paper-drawing

Item 74460

Chapman Brook, Bethel, 1896

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1896-07-25

Location: Bethel

Media: Photographic reproduction of pencil on paper-drawing

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Item 82425

Golding property, N. Side Oakland Avenue, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Sarah Golding

Use: Summer Dwelling

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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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John Merrill and son, Edwin, Leeds, 1860

John Y. Merrill: Leeds Farmer, Entrepreneur, & More

John Y. Merrill of Leeds (1823-1898) made terse entries in diaries he kept for 11 years. His few words still provide a glimpse into the life of a mid 18th century farmer, who also made shoes, quarried stone, moved barns, made healing salves -- and was active in civic affairs.

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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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White's Graded School Series, Complete Arithmetic book, 1870

Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - White's Graded School Series, Complete Arithmetic book, 1870

"L. W. Titcomb, Farmington, Me." penciled on the last page. Book published by Wilson, Hinkle and Company, Cincinnati, 1870 View additional…

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Asticou Valley View, Northeast Harbor, ca. 1950

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Charles K. Savage (1903-1979): The View from Asticou - Page 1 of 6

… Clover Cottage home, drawing small and detailed pencil sketches, or in the constant typewritten discourse about Asticou that he created, Charles…

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Scarborough High School Graduation Program, June 16, 1893

Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - A Look Inside the Classroom Over Time - Page 3 of 4

These had many benefits that the slates did not have. For example, slate pencils were very wide, which made it hard to write neatly and quickly.