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Contributed by: Nordica Memorial Association
Media: Photographic print
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Date: circa 1825
Location: Brunswick; Brunswick
Media: Ink on paper
Horace W. Shaylor, a native of Ohio, settled in Portland and turned his focus to handwriting, developing several unique books of handwriting instruction. He also was a talented artist.
Lillian Norton, known as Nordica, was one of the best known sopranos in America and the world at the end of the nineteenth and beginning of the twentieth centuries. She was a native of Farmington.
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.
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… forefront of society, and in Biddeford, this was most famously captured when Frederick Douglass was denied entry to speak at a local church.