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Historical Items

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Item 33909

Barn Watercolor, Blue Hill, ca. 1826

Contributed by: Jonathan Fisher Memorial, Inc. Date: circa 1826 Location: Blue Hill Media: Watercolor on paper

Item 33914

Garden Pea watercolor, Blue Hill, 1810

Contributed by: Jonathan Fisher Memorial, Inc. Date: 1810 Location: Blue Hill Media: Pen and ink and watercolor on paper

Item 100445

John Howard Stevens architectural watercolor, Portland, 1907

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1907 Location: Portland Media: Watercolor on board

Exhibits

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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.

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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.

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Horace W. Shaylor: Portland Penman

Horace W. Shaylor, a native of Ohio, settled in Portland and turned his focus to handwriting, developing several unique books of handwriting instruction. He also was a talented artist.

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Blue Hill, Maine - Farmer

Farmer Three watercolors of hogs, Blue Hill, ca. 1814 Item 33910 infoJonathan Fisher Memorial, Inc.

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Blue Hill, Maine - Farmer

Farmer Barn Watercolor, Blue Hill, ca. 1826 Item 33909 infoJonathan Fisher Memorial, Inc. This barn with attached hog shed was built by…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Illustrations

… are 34 full-page illustrations, many of which are watercolors; 37 half- or quarter-page illustrations, 32 figural drawings, and numerous other…