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Item 9460

Title: F. E. Stanley, Lewiston, ca. 1882

Contributed by: Stanley Museum

Date: circa 1882

Location: Lewiston

Media: Black & White Photograph

Item 31142

Title: Benjamin Cole studio portrait, Biddeford, circa 1865

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: circa 1865

Location: Biddeford

Media: Tintype photograph

Item 21495

Title: Baby in Philpot's Studio, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Sanford Historical Committee

Date: circa 1905

Location: Sanford

Media: Print of the glass negative

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Governor Baxter and His Dog, ca. 1921

People, Pets & Portraits

Informal family photos often include family pets -- but formal, studio portraits and paintings also often feature one person and one pet, in formal attire and pose.


Florence Jewett, Norridgewock, ca. 1885

Eternal Images: Photographing Childhood

From the earliest days of photography doting parents from across Maine sought to capture images of their young children. The studio photographs often reflect the families' images of themselves and their status or desired status.


Mary King Scrimgeour dress, Lewiston, ca. 1895

Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.