Keywords: still life
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Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Date: circa 1865
Media: Oil on board
Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum
Media: oil painting
Hannah Pierce (1788-1873) of West Baldwin, who remained single, was the educated daughter of a moderately wealthy landowner and businessman. She stayed at the family farm throughout her life, operating the farm and her various investments -- always in close touch with her siblings.
Merle Wadleigh of Portland, who was in his mid 20s, took and saved photographs that provide a glimpse into the life of a tuberculosis patient at the Western Maine Sanatorium in Hebron in 1928-1929.
John P. Sheahan of Dennysville served in the 1st Maine Cavalry from August 1862 until March 1864 when he was commissioned as a lieutenant in Co. E of the 31st Maine Infantry. His letters reveal much about the life of a soldier, including political views and thoughts about the war.
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As you can see farm life has changed tremendously in some ways but in other was its still the same.
… business, and residential structures that still grace Bangor today. Ebb and Flow "What is good for Dow is good for Bangor." Robert N.
Foremost, of course, were lobsters, but other fishermen still pursued fin fish. If the island's seagoing tradition had diminished, the summer…
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