Tintype of barn construction, ca. 1865

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Tintype of barn construction, ca. 1865

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People were not the only subjects of early photography. Some of the earliest surviving photography for Maine were images of buildings and important outdoor events. This circa 1865 tintype reflected emerging architectural technology, and the changing agricultural practices of the period.

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About This Item

  • Title: Tintype of barn construction, ca. 1865
  • Creation Date: circa 1865
  • Subject Date: circa 1865
  • State: ME
  • Media: Tintype
  • Dimensions: 11.4 cm x 14 cm
  • Local Code: 2014.237.001
  • Collection: Vickery-Shettleworth collection of early Maine photography
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230

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