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Contributed by: Scarborough Historical Society & Museum
Date: circa 1651
Location: Scarborough; Scarborough
Media: Painting; mural
Contributed by: Bob and Callie Connor through Westport Island History Committee
Location: Westport Island
Media: Photographic print
The Cornelius Tarbox, Jr. House, a well-preserved Greek Revival house on Westport Island, has a mystery contained within--a panoramic narrative mural. The floor-to-ceiling mural contains eight painted panels that create a colorful coastal seascape which extends through the front hallway and up the stairwell. The name of the itinerant painter has been lost over time, can you help us solve the mystery of who he or she was?
In 1892 five physicians -- William H. Simmons, William C. Mason, Walter H. Hunt, Everett T. Nealey, and William E. Baxter -- realized the need for a hospital in the city of Bangor had become urgent and they set about providing one.
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The Ben Butlers tell us these murals were painted by Jonathan Poor, nephew of Rufus Porter. Other Farmington Falls homes boast walls with similar…
… who is an artist that made the children's room mural. Center Street, Bath, ca. 1925Item Contributed byPatten Free Library This library also…
… of Portland, who is known to have painted similar murals in a now demolished church in Mayville, near Bethel.