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Historical Items

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Item 80286

Letter to Sarah Tarbox from brother Valentine, Castine, 1851

Contributed by: Westport Island History Committee Date: 1851 Location: Westport Island; Castine Media: Ink on paper

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Item 80405

Letter to Sarah Tarbox from brother Valentine, East Machias, 1851

Contributed by: Westport Island History Committee Date: 1851-12-24 Location: Westport Island; East Machias; Lubec Media: ink on paper

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Item 80418

Letter to Sarah Tarbox from brother Valentine, Orland, 1851

Contributed by: Westport Island History Committee Date: 1851 Location: Orland; Westport Island Media: ink on paper

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Exhibits

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Exhibit

Picturing Henry

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's popularity in the 19th century is reflected by the number of images of him -- in a variety of media -- that were produced and reproduced, some to go with published works of his, but many to be sold to the public on cards and postcards.

Exhibit

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.