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Item 36415

Title: Watercolor of Eliza Jane (Trafton) Sewall, York, ca. 1830

Contributed by: Museums of Old York

Date: circa 1830

Location: York

Media: Watercolor on paper

Item 102027

Title: Bessie Greenblatt, Bath, ca. 1927

Contributed by: Westport Island History Committee

Date: circa 1927

Location: Westport Island; Bath

Media: Photograph

Item 9729

Title: Vivian Milner Akers, 1866-1966

Contributed by: Norway Historical Society

Date: 1956

Location: Norway

Media: Photoprint, sepia on textured mat

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George French dorm room, Bates College, ca. 1901

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.

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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.

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Lady with Dove, ca. 1830

A City Awakes: Arts and Artisans of Early 19th Century Portland

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.

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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.