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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 33910

Title: Three watercolors of hogs, Blue Hill, ca. 1814

Contributed by: Jonathan Fisher Memorial, Inc.

Date: circa 1814

Location: Blue Hill

Media: pen and ink and watercolor on paper

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Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

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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Site

A Morning View of Blue Hill Village, 1824

Jonathan Fisher Memorial

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Site

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

Scarborough Historical Society & Museum

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Site

Nils and Karna Persson, New Sweden, ca. 1890

Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870

A history of Maine's Swedish Colony in Aroostook County. Project partners include Caribou Public Library, Maine Swedish Colony, New Sweden School, New Sweden Historical Society, Nylander Museum, and Stockholm Historical Society. In addition to a substantive history of the Colony generally, exhibit topics cover specific family histories, Olof Nylander, mills and homes in Stockholm, hand tools, railroads, and more.