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Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Location: New Orleans
Media: Ink on paper
Contributed by: Freeport Historical Society
Date: circa 1920
Media: Photographic print
The Cornelius Tarbox, Jr. House, a well-preserved Greek Revival house on Westport Island, has a mystery contained within--a panoramic narrative mural. The floor-to-ceiling mural contains eight painted panels that create a colorful coastal seascape which extends through the front hallway and up the stairwell. The name of the itinerant painter has been lost over time, can you help us solve the mystery of who he or she was?
George F. Shepley of Portland had achieved renown as a lawyer and as U.S. Attorney for Maine when, at age 42 he formed the 12th Maine Infantry and went off to war. Shepley became military governor of Louisiana early in 1862 and remained in the military for the duration of the war.
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II. Pinkies, wherries, skiffs and chebaccos: Early Settlement Photograph of a portrait of Colonel James Swan, 1795 X The beginnings of European…
Boat Building: Lobster Boats and Skiffs Dory with Twin Girls, Scarborough, ca. 1905Item Contributed byScarborough Historical Society & Museum…
The peapod was a large double-ended skiff later adapted for use with an outboard motor. By 1910 engines began replacing sails and oars in lobster…