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Historical Items

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Item 31899

Robert Henry Gay, Biddeford, 1887

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: 1887 Location: Biddeford Media: Cabinet photograph

Item 20483

Portrait of Emily Quinnan

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society Date: circa 1860 Media: Daguerreotype

Item 100216

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow portrait, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1880 Location: Portland; Cambridge Media: Crayon portrait

Exhibits

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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.

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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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Maine Through the Eyes of George W. French

George French, a native of Kezar Falls and graduate of Bates College, worked at several jobs before turning to photography as his career. He served for many years as photographer for the Maine Development Commission, taking pictures intended to promote both development and tourism.

Site Pages

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… infoStrong Historical Society Senior class portrait of Class of 1912 at Strong High School. Left to right: Elenora Richards, George Norton and…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Village School 1905

… infoStrong Historical Society Senior class portrait of Class of 1912 at Strong High School. Left to right: Elenora Richards, George Norton and…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Stairs-Beckwith Farm, Presque Isle, ca. 1950

… had aerial photographs taken so that a large portrait of the farm buildings could be displayed in a prominent place in the home.

My Maine Stories

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21st and 19th century technology and freelance photography
by Brendan Bullock

My work is a mash-up of cutting edge technology and 19th century chemistry techniques.

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Tapestry, Seine Twine and Burlesque
by Barbara Burns

My work as a tapestry artist and dancer in Maine.