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Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Date: circa 1960
Media: Photographic print
Contributed by: Bridgton Historical Society
Date: circa 1938
Media: Ink on paper and photograph
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…