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Contributed by: Hollingsworth Fine Arts
Date: circa 1933
Location: Rome; Belgrade Lakes
Media: Printed black and white photo in original brochure
Contributed by: Maine State Museum
Date: circa 1898
Media: Glass Negative
Emmie Bailey Whitney of the Lewiston Journal Saturday Magazine and her husband, noted amateur photographer G. Herbert Whitney, captured in words and photographs the richness of Maine's arts scene during the Great Depression.
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.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is best know as a poet, but he also was accomplished in drawing and music. He shared his love of drawing with most of his siblings. They all shared the frequent activity of drawing and painting with their children. The extended family included many professional as well as amateur artists, and several architects.
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Artist Jonathan Fisher self-portrait, Blue Hill, ca. 1824 Item 33895 infoJonathan Fisher Memorial, Inc.
Artist Baltimore Orioles, Blue Hill, 1814 Item 33896 infoJonathan Fisher Memorial, Inc.
Artist Four Birds of Native Species, 1820 Item 33891 infoJonathan Fisher Memorial, Inc. Four Birds of Native Species is an oil on canvas…
My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 3 View All
by Karen Jelenfy
My life as an artist in Maine.
by Titi de Baccarat
My art is about being an immigrant in the US, my pain, fear, uncertainty, and hope for my future
by Hector Jaeger
Moving to Maine, Halcyon Yarn, and rediscovering the joy of weaving