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Keywords: Standing portraits

Historical Items

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Item 103722

Man wearing Masonic regalia, ca. 1860

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1860 Media: Ambrotype

Item 18592

Students and teacher, Steep Falls, ca. 1931

Contributed by: Steep Falls Library Date: circa 1931 Location: Standish Media: Photographic print

Item 37145

Eliphaz Chapman, ca. 1845

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1845 Media: Daguerreotype

Exhibits

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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.

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Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.

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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.

Site Pages

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Pendleton & Ross stand, Bangor, 1864

Pendleton & Ross stand, Bangor, 1864 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description John Martin (1823-1904) of…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Elmer Ellsworth Martin, Bangor, 1865

he has no fear. will stand on a table and jump without scringing off on a hard floor will jump from the top of the shed about 8 feet his element is…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Bangor Quartette Club, 1849

… first collars were turn down all uniform but a stand up dickey came in fashion and they made their debut on them at the Town house Hampden which…

My Maine Stories

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21st and 19th century technology and freelance photography
by Brendan Bullock

My work is a mash-up of cutting edge technology and 19th century chemistry techniques.