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Item 15567

Title: Portrait of Longfellow

Contributed by: Bowdoin College Library

Date: circa 1835

Media: Offset reproduction, black-and-white

Item 31899

Title: Robert Henry Gay, Biddeford, 1887

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: 1887

Location: Biddeford

Media: Photograph, Cabinet Card

Item 15562

Title: Henry W. Longfellow, ca. 1846

Contributed by: Bowdoin College Library

Date: circa 1846

Media: Engraving on paper

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Governor Baxter and His Dog, ca. 1921

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.


Florence Jewett, Norridgewock, ca. 1885

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.


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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Portrait of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1881

Bowdoin College Museum of Art

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Nils E. Olson

New Sweden Historical Society

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Nils and Karna Persson, New Sweden, ca. 1890

Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870

A history of Maine's Swedish Colony in Aroostook County. Project partners include Caribou Public Library, Maine Swedish Colony, New Sweden School, New Sweden Historical Society, Nylander Museum, and Stockholm Historical Society. In addition to a substantive history of the Colony generally, exhibit topics cover specific family histories, Olof Nylander, mills and homes in Stockholm, hand tools, railroads, and more.