Copperplate engraving of Mechanics' Hall, Portland, 1906

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This copperplate engraving depicts Mechanics' Hall at 519 Congress Street in Portland, the location of the Maine Charitable Mechanic Association (MCMA) since the 1850s. The MCMA was founded in 1815 as a way for skilled laborers to gather and pool together their resources and the building originally served as a place to house their library.

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  • Title: Copperplate engraving of Mechanics' Hall, Portland, 1906
  • Creation Date: 1906
  • Subject Date: 1906
  • Location: Portland, Cumberland County, ME
  • Media: Copper and wood
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Mechanics' Hall
519 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101

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