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Item 33909

Title: Barn Watercolor, Blue Hill, ca. 1826

Contributed by: Jonathan Fisher Memorial, Inc.

Date: circa 1826

Location: Blue Hill

Media: Watercolor on paper

Item 33914

Title: 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

Title: John Howard Stevens architectural watercolor, Portland, 1907

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1907

Location: Portland

Media: Watercolor on board

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Anne Longfellow drawing, ca. 1818

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.


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.


Shaylor's 'Compendium of Penmanship,' ca. 1900

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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A Morning View of Blue Hill Village, 1824

Jonathan Fisher Memorial

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Libby and Co. Ice Wagon, Scarborough, ca. 1880

Scarborough Historical Society & Museum

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John Martin in Spanish cloak, Bangor, 1846

John Martin: Expert Observer

John Martin (1823-1904) of Bangor began in 1864 looking back at his life, family, business and recreational experiences and recording those events and thoughts -- with narrative and illustrations -- for his children. Martin called himself an "expert accountant," but he was interested in architecture, dance, fashion, gardening, politics, business, religion, and the world around him.