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Historical Items Showing 3 of 915 View All

Item 9846

Title: Painting of a Caribou

Contributed by: Ste. Agathe Historical Society

Date: 1924

Location: Saint Agatha

Media: oil painting

Item 28728

Title: Middle-class ladies painting, reading and knitting in 1887

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: 1887

Location: Biddeford

Media: Photograph

Item 1275

Title: Bogdonove and Warren Lumbard, Monhegan, 1935

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1935-07-21

Location: Monhegan

Media: Black and white photograph

Tax Records Showing 3 of 24 View All

Item 53378

Address: Paint Shop, Mountfort Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Thomas Laughlin Company

Use: Paint Shop

Item 86349

Address: Garage, Paint Shop, Store, Machine Shop, Custom House Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Proprietors of Custom House Wharf

Use: Garage, Paint Shop, Store, Machine Shop

Item 44885

Address: 83-85 Center Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: John F. Proctor Estate

Use: Dwelling - Single Family & Store

Exhibits Showing 3 of 8 View All

Exhibit

Lady with Dove, ca. 1830

A City Awakes: Arts and Artisans of Early 19th Century Portland

Portland's growth from 1786 to 1860 spawned a unique social and cultural environment and fostered artistic opportunity and creative expression in a broad range of the arts, which flowered with the increasing wealth and opportunity in the city.

Exhibit

Child's chair with portrait, Portland, 1908

Art of the People: Folk Art in Maine

For many different reasons people saved and carefully preserved the objects in this exhibit. Eventually, along with the memories they hold, the objects were passed to the Maine Historical Society. Object and memory, serve as a powerful way to explore history and to connect to the lives of people in the past.

Exhibit

Anne Longfellow drawing, ca. 1818

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.