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Historical Items

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Item 12373

Mary Lane McMillan, Rome, 1933

Contributed by: Hollingsworth Fine Arts Date: circa 1933 Location: Rome; Belgrade Lakes Media: Printed black and white photo in original brochure

Item 15633

Harry Hayman Cochrane, Monmouth, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Monmouth Museum Date: circa 1905 Location: Monmouth Media: Photographic print

Item 7193

Walter M. Brackett, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1880 Location: Unity; Boston Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 87883

212 York Street (rear), Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Flynn The Painter Incorporated Use: Dwelling

Item 44885

83-85 Center Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: John F. Proctor Estate Use: Dwelling - Single Family & Store

Item 87388

Sterling property, S. Side Elizabeth Street, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Robinson E. Sterling Use: Storage

Exhibits

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Mural mystery in Westport Island's Cornelius Tarbox, Jr. House

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?

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William King

Maine's first governor, William King, was arguably the most influential figure in Maine's achieving statehood in 1820. Although he served just one year as the Governor of Maine, he was instrumental in establishing the new state's constitution and setting up its governmental infrastructure.

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Drawing Together: Art of the Longfellows

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.

Site Pages

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Blue Hill, Maine - Craftsman

… that makes it look like glass, It required the combined skill of a woodworker and that of painter of the trompe d oeil (fool the eye) style.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - …next came the artists and rusticators.

… Art Museum) X The 1844 visit of New York painter Thomas Cole (1801-1848) marked the start of Mount Desert Island’s influx of summer…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Northeast Harbor: From Rustic to Rusticators

… believed that the artwork produced by these early painters is what drew the original rusticators to the Island, to witness the spectacular scenery…

My Maine Stories

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One of the first abstract painters in Maine
by William Manning

I have grown as a painter in ways I might not have if I moved to New York

Story

One View
by Karen Jelenfy

My life as an artist in Maine.

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My Africa Book and living in Portland
by Titi de Baccarat

My art is about being an immigrant in the US, my pain, fear, uncertainty, and hope for my future