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Contributed by: Longfellow National Historic Site
Date: circa 1864
Media: albumen photograph, carte de visite
Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes
Date: circa 1920
Two women thinking intruders were coming into their Biddeford Pool home, let the dog out to chase them away. Later, they discovered the truth about the noise at their door.
Through a chance meeting, Harry Lyon of Paris Hill became the navigator on the 1928 flight of the Southern Cross, the first trans-Pacific flight. His skill as a navigator, despite his lack of experience, was a key factor on the flight's success.
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.