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Item 17270

Title: Madame Lillian Nordica portrait, 1878

Contributed by: Nordica Memorial Association

Date: circa 1878

Location: Farmington; London

Media: oil on canvas

Item 17282

Title: Lillian Nordica as Violetta

Contributed by: Nordica Memorial Association

Date: circa 1888

Location: Farmington; San Francisco

Media: Photograph

Item 17285

Title: Norton Family Reunion, Farmington

Contributed by: Nordica Memorial Association

Date: 1911

Location: Farmington

Media: Photograph

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Lillian Nordica as Valentine, 1887

Lillian Nordica: Farmington Diva

Lillian Norton, known as Nordica, was one of the best known sopranos in America and the world at the end of the nineteenth and beginning of the twentieth centuries. She was a native of Farmington.


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.

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Lillian Nordica on Coca-Cola Tray

Nordica Memorial Association

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.


Somes Sound, Mt. Desert Island, ca.1900

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature

Highlights from the history of what is perhaps the most popular tourist destination in Maine. The site was created by a partnership between MDI High School, Mount Desert Elementary School, and a number of supporting organizations: Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor Historical Society, the Jesup Memorial Library, Great Harbor Maritime Museum, and the Maine Granite Industry Historical Society. Exhibits cover Northeast Harbor, the Granite industry, Bar Harbor’s Building of Arts, the Green Mountain Railway, the Bryants and the Rockefellers, and steamboats.