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Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Date: circa 1910
Media: Photographic Print
Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society
Date: circa 1900
Media: Print from Glasss Negative
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.
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.
John Warner Grigg Dunn was an accomplished amateur photographer, hunter, fisherman and lover of nature. On his trips to Ragged Lake and environs, he became an early innovator among amateur wildlife photographers. His photography left us with a unique record of the Moosehead Lake region in the late nineteenth century.
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… "Bouquet." Above the second floor is the sign, "Photography Rooms." Note the late 1880's fashions.
… other inventions, including a patent for photography that made it possible to reduce the amount of time required for taking a photograph from many…
Photography Workshop X At right, Dani Fazio, Image Services Coordinator for the Maine Historical Society, taught a photography workshop for…
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by Earlene Ahlquist Chadbourne
Florence Ahlquist, age 20, was trained to repair the new aeronautical cameras by the US Navy in WWII