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Historical Items Showing 3 of 980 View All

Item 9846

Painting of a Caribou

Contributed by: Ste. Agathe Historical Society

Date: 1924

Location: Saint Agatha

Media: oil painting

Item 28728

Middle-class ladies painting, reading and knitting in 1887

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: 1887

Location: Biddeford

Media: Photographic print

Item 1275

Bogdonove and Warren Lumbard, Monhegan, 1935

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1935-07-21

Location: Monhegan

Media: Photographic print

Tax Records Showing 3 of 24 View All

Item 53378

Paint Shop, Mountfort Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Thomas Laughlin Company

Use: Paint Shop

Item 53873

46 Cross Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Albion H. Brown

Use: Paint Shop

Item 86349

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

Exhibits Showing 3 of 49 View All

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Cornelius Tarbox, Jr. House, Westport Island, ca. 1858

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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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.

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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.

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A Morning View of Blue Hill Village, 1824

Blue Hill, Maine - A New Look at an Old Painting

A New Look at an Old Painting Morning View of Blue Hill VillageItem Contributed byJonathan Fisher Memorial, Inc.

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A Morning View of Blue Hill Village, 1824

Blue Hill, Maine - Artist

For additional information about this painting please refer to the exhibit entitled "A New Look at an Old Painting" on this site.

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Four Birds of Native Species, 1820

Blue Hill, Maine - Artist

Four Birds of Native Species is an oil on canvas painting by Jonathan Fisher that demonstrates his artistic ability and his interest in nature.

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 5 View All

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by Karen Jelenfy


My life as an artist in Maine.

Story

21st and 19th century technology and freelance photography

by Brendan Bullock


My work is a mash-up of cutting edge technology and 19th century chemistry techniques.

Story

Learning to fly and instructing cadets at West Point during WWII

by Vera Cleaves


West Point during World War II