Keywords: Portrait paintings
Portland's growth from 1786 to 1860 spawned a unique social and cultural environment and fostered artistic opportunity and creative expression in a broad range of the arts, which flowered with the increasing wealth and opportunity in the city.
For many different reasons people saved and carefully preserved the objects in this exhibit. Eventually, along with the memories they hold, the objects were passed to the Maine Historical Society. Object and memory, serve as a powerful way to explore history and to connect to the lives of people in the past.
… of the street in the rear of the Resivoir, House painted chrome yellow with yellow curtains The wood shed & out house fence Rough boards no paint…
… was all plain and of the very best material and painted & varnished and clean as a penny." View additional information about this item on the…