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This quarter plate tintype, of a man sitting on a horse-drawn wagon in front of the H. M. Fiske store, was printed in reverse. The business sign reads "H.M. Fiske," a dry goods store operated by Horace M. Fiske in North Waterford. In addition to the dry goods business, Mr. Fiske was also active in animal husbandry.
About This Item
- Title: H.M. Fiske drygoods store, North Waterford, ca. 1865
- Creation Date: circa 1865
- Subject Date: circa 1865
- Local Name: North Waterford
- Town: Waterford
- County: Oxford
- State: ME
- Media: Tintype
- Dimensions: 8.3 cm x 10.8 cm
- Local Code: 2013.171
- Collection: Vickery-Shettleworth collection of early Maine photography
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Business enterprises--Maine--North Waterford
- Dry-goods--Maine--North Waterford
- H. M. Fiske
- Horse-drawn vehicles--Maine--North Waterford
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485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230
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